CNS ALMIRANTE COCHRANE FF05
|Photographer:||Chris Hunsicker [View profile]||Title:||CNS ALMIRANTE COCHRANE FF05||Added:||May 07, 2007|
|Leaving Portsmouth harbour 20/06/07
2 x quadruple Harpoon missile launchers
32 x Vertical Launch Sea Wolf Surface-to-air missiles (VLS GWS 26 Mod 1 Block 2 system)
1 x 114 mm (4.5 in) Vickers Mark 8 gun (all ships being upgraded to Mod 1 standard)
2 x Oerlikon 30 mm L/75 KCB guns on single Laurence Scott DS-30B mounts. Being upgraded to remote control with electro-optic director
4 x Cray Marine 324 mm (2 twin) fixed torpedo tubes, Marconi Sting Ray
NATO Seagnat, Type 182 and DLF3 countermeasures launchers
Westland Lynx HM.8 or AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1 helicopter
Sea Skua missiles (Lynx only)
Sting Ray torpedoes
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Awesome pic. Nice contrasts and excellent resolution.
The ship? Sorry to see her go from the UK for good.
It just seem like yesterday when the first type 23 was commissioned...
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