|Photographer:||Arne Luetkenhorst [View profile]||Title:||FGS BRANDENBURG F215||Added:||Mar 04, 2007|
|Captured:||October 01, 1994||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||682|
|Location:||Kiel Canal, Germany|
|In Kiel-Canal 1995
Type 123 Brandenburg Class frigates were ordered in June 1989 to replace the Hamburg class.
*Oct 1994 Blohm + Voss, Hamburg
Displacement of 4,700to fully loaded
CODOG (combined diesel or gas) plant of two GE 2500 gas turbines, each rated at 33,600hp with a power turbine speed of 3,600rpm, and two MTU ZOV956 TB92 diesel engines, each developing 6568hp at 1500rpm, driving two shafts with controllable pitch propellers.
Maximum speed of 29 knots using the gas turbines 18 knots using the diesel engines
The ship can accommodate 118 (including 19 air crew).
Two twin launchers for MM 38 Exocet
Lockheed Martin Mk 41 Mod 3 vertical launch system for 16 NATO Seasparrow medium-range surface-to-air missiles
Two 21-cell launchers for the RAM (Rolling Airframe) short-range surface-to-air missile