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Belgian minehunter Narcis (M923)

|}Narcis (M923)is a Tripartite-classminehunterof the Belgian Naval Component, launched on March 30, 1990, at the Mercantile-Belyard shipyard in Rupelmondeand christenedby Mrs. Lafosse-De Backer, the wife of the then Mayor of Mons, on March 14, 1991. The patronage of the Narciswas accepted by the city of Mons. It was the ninth of the Belgian Tripartite-class minehunters. The Belgian government chose to deploy the ship as part of its involvement with enforcing the Libyan no-fly zoneIt is currently commanded by LieutenantFirst Class Jurgen Van Daele. colspan="2" style="text-align: center; font-size: 90%; line-height: 1.5em;" | Career Name: Narcis Namesake: Narcissus Builder: Mercantile-Belyard Shipyard, Rupelmonde Launched: 30 March 1990 Christened: 14 March 1991 Status: in active service, as of 2014 General characteristics Class & type: Tripartite-class minehunter Displacement: 536 t (528 long tons) empty 605 t (595 long tons) full load Length: 51.5 m (169 ft) Beam: 8.96 m (29.4 ft) Height: 18.5 m (61 ft) Draught: 3.6 m (12 ft) Propulsion: 1 × 1370 kW Werkspoor RUB 215 V12 diesel engine 2 × 180 kW ACEC active rudders 1 × HOLEC bow propellor Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h) Range: 3,000 nautical miles (5,600 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h) Boats & landing craft carried: 2 × rigid-hulled inflatable boats 1 × Atlas Elektronik Seafox ROV Complement: 4 officers, 15 non-commissioned officers, 17 sailors Sensors and processing systems: 1 × Thales Underwater Systems TSM 2022 Mk III Hull Mounted Sonar 1 × SAAB Bofors Double Eagle Mk III Self Propelled Variable Depth Sonar 1 × Consilium Selesmar Type T-250/10CM003 Radar Armament: 3 × 12.7 mm machine guns Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{reflist}} template (see the help page).
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