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Photographer:Clyde Dickens [View profile]Title:HMAS ANZAC FFH150Added:Nov 15, 2017
Captured:November 15, 2017IMO:UnavailableHits:455
Location:Sydney, Australia
Photo Category: Frigates
Sydney Harbour, heading to pass Felix Bay. 15 November 2017.
Vessel near 3350'53.77" S 15115'28.40" E

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HMAS Anzac (III) is the lead ship of eight Anzac class frigates built by Tenix Defence Systems at Williamstown, Victoria for the Royal Australian Navy. The design is based on the German Meko 200 frigate.

Role: Long-range frigate capable of air defence, surface and undersea warfare, surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction.
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Pennant no.:FFH150
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Clyde Dickens on Nov 15, 2017 14:45 (12 months ago)
More interesting than the cruise ship I went to capture!
wartsilasulzer on Nov 15, 2017 09:00 (12 months ago)
Namesake:Australia and New Zealand Army Corps
Builder: Tenix Defence Systems
Laid down: 5 November 1993
Launched: 16 September 1994
Commissioned: 18 May 1996
Homeport: Fleet Base East
Motto: United We Stand
Honours and awards:
Battle honours:
East Timor 1999
Persian Gulf 200103
Iraq 2003
Two inherited battle honours
Meritorious Unit Citation
Status: Active as of 2016
General characteristics
Class and type: Anzac-class frigate
Displacement: 3,810 tonnes full load
Length: 118m (387ft)
Beam: 15m (49ft)
Draught: 4m (13ft)
1 General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine providing 30,000hp (22.5MW)
2 MTU 12V 1163 TB83 diesels providing 8,840hp (6.5MW)
Speed: 27knots (50km/h; 31mph)
Range: 6,000 nautical miles (11,000km; 6,900mi) at 18 knots (33km/h; 21mph)
Complement: approximately 170
Sensors and processing systems:
Sonars: Thomson Sintra Spherion B Mod 5; hull-mounted; active search and attack; medium frequency. Provision for towed array
Air search radar: Raytheon AN/SPS-49(V)8 ANZ (C/D-band)
Search radar: CEA Technologies CEAFAR Active Phased Array Radar (S Band)
Navigation: Kelvin Hughes Sharpeye (I-band)
Passive Detection: Sagem Vampir NG Infrared Search/track
Target Illumination Radar: CEA Technologies CEAMOUNT Active Phased Array Illuminator (X Band)
Combat data systems: Saab 9LV 453 Mk 3E.Link 11& Link16
Weapons control: Saab 9LV 453 radar/optronic director with CEA Solid State Continuous Wave Illuminator
Electronic warfare and decoys:
ESM: Racal modified Sceptre A (radar intercept), Telefunken PST-1720 Telegon 10 (comms intercept)
Countermeasures: Decoys: G & D Aircraft SRBOC Mk 36 Mod 1 decoy launchers for SRBOC, BAE Systems Nulka active missile decoy
Guns and missiles: 1 5 in/54 (127mm) Mk 45 Mod 2 gun, 2 Rafael Mini Typhoon 12.7mm (.50 cal) CIWS, small arms, 2 4 Harpoon Block II anti-ship missiles, Mk 41 Mod 5 VLS for Sea Sparrow and Evolved Sea Sparrow
Torpedoes: 2 triple 324mm Mk 32 Mod 5 tubes with MU 90 Torpedo
Aircraft carried: 1 SH-60 Seahawk
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