coastal corvettes' main tasks in peacetime are credible presence and
maintaining sovereignty in Norwegian waters. These very mobile
vessels are also well-suited for search and rescue operations, and to support
Special Forces close to the coast. The Navy has six vessels of the Skjold-class.
- Dimensions: 47.5 metres (length) – 13.5 metres (width) – 15 metres (max height) – 2.5 metres (draught)
- Displacement: 273 tonnes
- Crew: 20+
- Speed: 47 knots (transit) / 60 knots max