Ships are being built under a contract concluded in 2003 with the French company CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie). The fourth ship, Mezyad, was launched in early 2012. Adsb last, sixth, ship must pass the fleet in 2014 year.
The construction of the Baynunah-type corvettes is part of the UAE’s sea weapons program. On it, in particular, will be built corvette type Abu Dhabi and patrol ships such as Falaj-2. Earlier this year, ADSB was contracted to build 8 amphibious ships and boats of 64, 42 and 16 meters in length. The agreement was concluded during the IDEX-2013 exhibition.