Displacement: 425 tonnes
Length: 57 metres
Beam: 8 metres
Draft: 2 metres
Propulsion: 3x diesel engines with 2130kW/each
Maximum Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Range: 5,556 km (3,000 nmi)
Complement: 23 officers, 18 seamen
Sensors and processing systems: Radar, Sonar, Navigation Radar, 2 Fire Control Radars
Electronic warfare & decoys: Multi Ammunition Softkill System, enhanced ESM-suit
Armament: 2x 40mm dual purpose guns, 6x SAMs, 2x 23-cells RAM, 3 hedgehogs, 4 rails for mines and depth charges
The domestically produced Sciath-class Corvette is a relatively new design for the Navy, built in the 90s. They are general purpose escort ships, specialized in protecting own units from a great many of dangers.
Like the Claíohm-class Frigates, the Sciath-class corvettes are currently in the process of being phased out, currently being relegated to 'rear services', such as escorting the vessels of the Oiler Groups.
Currently in service:
- With Oiler Group 1: SDFS Cosaint, SDFS Dúnford, SDFS Bráisléad
- With Oiler Group 2: SDFS Sciath, SDFS Balla, SDFS Túr
- With the Mine Warfare Command: SDFS Cnoc
Sunk at the Battle of Marley Bay:
- SDFS Buail (Kiana Rúisc of the Tribe of Waterford's mother was an officer on her).