C28A Corvette

Algeria Receives Third Chinese-Built C28A Corvette

The Algerian Navy has received its third Chinese-built C28A guided-missile corvette, according to a report by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV. The vessel, which has been named Ezzadjer with pennant number 922, was handed over to the Algerian Navy on 12 July in Shanghai. Ezzadjer is the final platform of a three-vessel contract signed between the […]

Algeria Commissions Second Chinese-Built C28A Corvette

The Algerian Navy has commissioned a second China-built C28A guided missile corvette, according to a report carried by the semi-official Chinese newspaper PLA Daily on 15 March and corroborated by IHS Jane’s with Algerian internet sources. The vessel, which has been named El Fatih and given the pennant number 921, was commissioned in Algiers on […]

First Chinese-Built Corvette for Algerian Navy Started Sea Trials

According to pictures taken by Chinese spotters, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a wholly owned subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC, the largest shipbuilding group in China) started sea trials of the first C28A Corvette on order for the Algerian Navy. Algeria signed a contract with China Shipbuilding Trading Co (CSTC) for construction of three C28A corvettes […]

First Algerian C28A Corvette Launched in China

The first of the three C-28A corvettes being built for Algeria was launched by the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Company in Shanghai on 15 August. The C28A contract was signed in early 2012 with China Shipbuilding Trading Co (CSTC). Contrary to an earlier report, Hudong-Zhonghua won the bid to build these ships against Guangzhou-based shipyards in January […]