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Algeria receives third Chinese-built C28A corvette
Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
22 July 2016

The Algerian Navy has received its third Chinese-built C28A guided-missile corvette, according to a report by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.

The vessel, which has been named Ezzadjer with pennant number 922, was handed over to the Algerian Navy on 12 July in Shanghai.

Ezzadjer is the final platform of a three-vessel contract signed between the Algerian Ministry of National Defence and China Shipbuilding Trading Company (CSTC) in May 2012. First-of-class Adhafer (920) was commissioned in November 2015 while second vessel El Fatih (921) was inducted in March 2016.

According to IHS Jane's Fighting Ships , the C28A corvette has an overall length of 120 m, an overall beam of 14.4 m, and a hull draught of 3.87 m.
http://www.janes.com/article/62474/algeria-receives-third-chinese-built-c28a-corvette
 
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