The Corvette Jinju entered service with the South Korean fleet in 1988, and served 28 for years. After the cancellation of the ship was overhauled and was officially transferred to the Egyptian Navy. The command of the Egyptian fleet has already announced that the ship will receive a new name - Shabab Misr ("Youth of Egypt").
The PCC 763 Jinju Corvette has a displacement of 1200 tons and a length of 88 meters. The ship can reach speeds of up to 32 knots (59 km / h) and has an autonomy of up to 4000 miles (7400 km). The crew has 95 people. The armament of the corvette includes two OTO Melara artillery guns of 76 mm caliber, two 40 mm caliber guns, and the ship is equipped with torpedo tubes and depth bomb systems, reports "Warspot"