UK towed array sonar Type 2087



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2022UK Frigate Type 26 class1

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2004 UK HMS Westminster F237 Frigate Type 23 Duke classrefit at HMD Rosyth to prepare for Merlin operations and undertake the first installation of the Type 2087 Sonar, rejoining the fleet on 27 Jan 2005.
2007-may UK HMS St Albans F83 Frigate Type 23 Duke classuntil May 2008, at Babcock in Rosyth, which included conversion to operate the Merlin, the Seawolf mid life upgrade and a new Type 2087 towed array sonar.
2007-dec UK HMS Sutherland F81 Frigate Type 23 Duke classat Babcock Marine in Rosyth, until 14 Nov 2008 for extensive refit including Seawolf mid life upgrade and new Type 2087 towed array sonar.
2011-jan UK HMS Kent F78 Frigate Type 23 Duke classto Babcock at Rosyth for an 11 month refit, to include new Type 2087 sonar and updated 4.5" Kryten gun fits, plus Seawolf upgrade.
2012-jan UK HMS Portland F79 Frigate Type 23 Duke classto Rosyth for 50 week refit at Babcock, including Type 2087 sonar installation and Sea Wolf mid-life upgrade, departed mid Dec 2012. Rejoined the Fleet on 7 Mar 2013 at HMNB Devonport.

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