|Photographer:||Warren Pye [View profile]||Title:||HMAS NEWCASTLE FFG06||Added:||Mar 01, 2007|
|Captured:||February 03, 2007||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||739|
|HMAS NEWCASTLE photographed on 3-Feb-2007, at Station Pier, Melbourne, Australia.
Launched: 21 February 1992
Commissioned: 11 December 1993
Displacement: 4100 tonnes
Length: 138.1 metres
Beam: 14.3 metres
Armament: 76mm rapid fire gun.
Harpoon anti-ship missiles.
Standard surface to air missiles.
Mk 92 Fire Control System
Vulcan Phalanx close in weapons system.
Two triple anti-submarine torpedo tubes for Mk 32 torpedoes.
Main Machinery: Two General Electric LM2500 gas turbines driving a single controllable pitch propeller
Speed: More than 30 knots
Ships Company: 221
Aircraft: Up to two SeaHawk helicopters