These mine counter measure vessels work around the British coastline, protecting our shores and clearing the old ordnance from previous wars.
2,500 nautical miles
Ultra effective mine-hunters
Robust and fully-armed
The Sandown Class vessels are built almost entirely from non-magnetic materials and are designed to resist high shock levels. They can be controlled either manually or automatically using the Ship Position Control System (SPCS) and come equipped with an Oerlikon 30mm gun with a range of 10km.
The Sandown Class vessels come equipped with two underwater remote-controlled mine-disposal vehicles. These are fitted with a lighting system, low light level black and white camera and colour camera, and are controlled via a 2,000 metre fibre-optic cable.The vessels are also fitted with high-resolution sonar.