World Navies Today: Iraq
Revised 21 October 2001
Compiled and Maintained by: Andrew Toppan
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- The four Lupo class frigates ordered in Italy were claimed by
the Italian government in 1991 and now serve the Italian navy.
- The four Wadi M'ragh class corvettes (non-helo capable
variants) were also claimed by Italy in 1991 and eventually sold to Malaysia.
- The two helo-capable Wadi M'ragh class corvettes had been
delivered in 1986 but never left Italy; they were interned in 1991.
- The training frigate Ibn Maghid has not moved under her own
power since 1991; she was badly damaged in the 1990-91 war.
- There is a single ex-Soviet 'Osa I' class patrol boat, which probably
has not been underway since 1991.
- The three remaining minesweepers have not operated since 1991.
- The oiler Agnadeen has been interned at Alexandria since 1986;
her builders have been awarded (nominal) custody.
- The presidential yacht Al Mansur is laid up.
- The presidential yacht Al Qadisiya has been laid up since the mid-1980's.
- There is a 6,000 ton floating drydock, interned at Alexandria; the builders have been awarded (nominal) custody.
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