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Photographer:Emmanuel.L [View profile]Title:FGS SACHSEN F219Added:Mar 12, 2018
Captured:March 05, 2018IMO:UnavailableHits:396
Location:Valletta, Malta
Photo Category: Frigates
German navy frigate turning in mid harbour,aided by local tugs prior to mooring at Pinto wharf.
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Pennant no.:f219
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Emmanuel.L on Mar 12, 2018 14:09 (9 months ago)
Thank you my friend for the very informative comment as always.
Regards and thanks
wartsilasulzer on Mar 12, 2018 10:55 (9 months ago)
FGS SACHSEN F219 commissioned 31/12/2003 status active.
FGS HAMBURG F220 commissioned 13/12/2004 status active.
FGS HESSEN F221 commissioned 21/04/2006 status active.
FGS THURINGEN F222 option declined.
Builders: Blohm + Voss Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Nordseewerke
Operators:  German Navy
Preceded by: Lütjens-class destroyer
Planned: 4
Completed: 3
Cancelled: 1
Active: 3
General characteristics
Displacement: 5,800 tonnes
Length: 143m (469ft)
Beam: 17.44m (57ft)
Draft: 6m (20ft)
Propulsion: CODAG (combined diesel and gas)
2 propeller shafts, controllable-pitch propellers
2 MTU V20 diesel engines 7.4MW each
1 General Electric LM2500 gas turbine
Speed: 29knots (54km/h; 33mph)
Range: 4,000nmi (7,400km 4,600mi)+ at 18kn (33km/h; 21mph)
Complement: 230 crew + 13 aircrew
Sensors and processing systems:
1 Thales Nederland SMART-L long-range air and surface surveillance radar (D band)
1 Thales Nederland APAR air and surface search, tracking and guidance radar (I band)
1 Thales Nederland Sirius IRST long-range infrared surveillance and tracking system (fitted for but not with)
2 STN Atlas 9600M multi-function I/J band ARPA radars
1 STN Atlas MSP 500 electro-optical fire control system
1 STN Atlas DSQS-24B bow sonar
Electronic warfare and decoys:
1 FL 1800 S II ECM suite
6 Sippican Hycor SRBOC launcher
1 OTO-Melara 76mm dual-purpose gun
2 Mauser MLG 27 27mm autocannons
1 MK 41 VLS Tactical with 32 cells for 24 SM-2 Block IIIA and 32 RIM-162 ESSM (quad-packs per cell) surface-to-air missiles
2 RAM launchers with 21 surface-to-air/CIWS-missiles each
2 quadruple Harpoon anti-ship missile launchers
2 triple torpedo launchers with EuroTorp MU90 Impact torpedoes
Aircraft carried: 2 Sea Lynx Mk.88A or 2 NH90 helicopters equipped with torpedoes, air-to-surface missiles Sea Skua, and/or heavy machine gun
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