United Arab Emirates Navy
The United Arab Emirates Navy is the naval branch of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. It is small force of about 3,000 personnel. It maintains 12 well-equipped coastal patrol boats and eight missile boats. Although primarily concerned with coastal defense, the Navy is constructing a six-unit class of blue water corvettes in conjunction with French shipbuilder CMN. The UAE maintains a small battalion-sized marine force called the UAE Marines equipped with BMP-3 armoured personnel carriers.
This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. (February 2022)
|United Arab Emirates Navy|
|دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Part of||United Arab Emirates Armed Forces|
|Equipment||9 corvette 2 (u/c) |
4 Offshore patrol vessel 4 (u/c)
34 patrol craft
30 Landing craft 1 (u/c)
Swedish shipbuilder Swede Ship Marine have built four 24 m Amphibious Troop Transport Vessel and one 25 m Fast Supply Vessel for the UAE Navy (delivered between 2003 and 2005). Three additional vessels are being built by Swede Ship Marine for the UAE Navy (see Future Navy).