The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Algerian National Navy (2023). The service currently counts 96 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.
Updated: 06/29/2023 | © www.WDMMW.org
Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.
Messali el Hadj
Rais Hadj Mubarek
El Hadj Slimane
NOTES: Project 636 boats are two from Project 636M sub-variant and two from Project 636.1 sub-variant. Project 877EKM boats are upgraded Kilo-class of late-1980s.
Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.
NOTES: Algeria holds option for two more MEKO A200 warships. Adhafer-class originates from China. Koni-class are ex-Soviet Navy warships obtained mid-1980s.
Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.
Mine Warfare (3)
Hulls outfitted for the purpose of mine countermeasures/countermine warfare.
El Kasseh 2
Offshore Patrol Vessels (65)
Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.
NOTES: Spanish Alusafe 2000 patrol boat design produced locally.
Amphibious Assault (3)
Hulls designed specifically for the support of amphibious-minded, offshore / close-to-shore operations.
Kalaat Beni Abbes
Kalaat Beni Hammed-class
Kalaat Beni Rached
Kalaat Beni Hammed-class
NOTES: Algeria holds option for additional San Giorgio-class ATD.
On Order (7)
Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).
On Order Commitment: 7 Units
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