F221 Hessen

German Navy




2006 to present    


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Flight Deck: HE
Call Sign: DRAC
See Also: DD Type 101 Hamburg class D184


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1996-junOrdered
2001-sep-14Laid down
2003-jul-26Launched
2005-dec-7delivered to German Navy
2006-apr-21Commissioned
2007-jun-4Baltic Sea BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07
2010-jun-13Rade d Hyeres Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
2013-apr-26Port VisitDublin Port Alexandra Quay on completion of Exercise Joint Warrior, visited Dublin in company with auxiliary FGS Rhon (A1443) and departed 29 Apr

Specifications    

    from F 124 Sachsen class
245crew
143light (tn)
5690full load (tn)
17.44beam (m)
5draught (m)
4000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
2Naval Gun Mauser MLG 27 mm
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
1Naval Radar long range search SMART-L

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Builder    

Nordseewerke, Emder Hafen


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