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Multipurpose Landing Craft "Barbe" class (520)

Due to its design, equipped with bow and tailgate, her big and with up to 150 tonnes loadable deck, its low draft and their low headroom are the multi-purpose landing craft for numerous special tasks. The focus is the transport of bulky goods and particularly heavy loads, such as turrets, loading cranes and mining equipment. As part of the training support they serve as a platform for diving training, Laying exercise mines, guarding minefields, serve as convoy ships for conduct exercises or practice, as in 1998, the laying of Swedish and Russian army troops by sea and conducting evacuation drills to prepare for emergency and disaster relief.

Dimensions (length / width / depth) 40 m / 8.8 m / 2.2 m
Full load displacement 430 t
Speed 11 kn
Propulsion plant Power 750 kW (1,020 hp)
crew 17 people
Arming 1x 20 mm cannon

Units Squadron Location
L 762 "Salmon" Naval Base Command Eckernförde Eckernförde
L 765 "Schlei" Naval Base Command Eckernförde Eckernförde

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