DE F 123 Brandenburg class

DE MEKO 200 class


Frigate F 123 Brandenburg class


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4700full load (tn)
16.70beam (m)
5.80draught (m)
4000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
2Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet twin launcher
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Naval Gun single 20 mm
1Naval Radar air search radar LW-08
2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180


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DE Blohm + Voss - 1
DE Bremer Vulkan - Bremen-Vegesack1
DE Howaldtswerke - 1
DE Nordseewerke - Emder Hafen1

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DEGerman Navy F215BrandenburgDRAH - BG1994--
DEGerman Navy F216Schleswig-HolsteinDRAI - SH1995--
DEGerman Navy F217BayernDRAJ - BY1996--
DEGerman Navy F218Mecklenburg-VorpommernDRAK - MV1996--

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1989-jun-28OrderedDE F215 Brandenburg
1989-jun-28OrderedDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein
1989-jun-28OrderedDE F217 Bayern
1989-jun-28OrderedDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
1992-feb-11Laid downDE F215 Brandenburg
1992-aug-28LaunchedDE F215 Brandenburg
1993-jul-1Laid downDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein
1993-nov-23Laid downDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
1993-dec-16Laid downDE F217 Bayern
1994-jun-8LaunchedDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein
1994-jun-30LaunchedDE F217 Bayern
1994-oct-14CommissionedDE F215 Brandenburg
1995-feb-23LaunchedDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
1995-nov-24CommissionedDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein
1996-jun-15CommissionedDE F217 Bayern
1996-dec-1CommissionedDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
2009-mar-21Port VisitDE F215 Brandenburg visit to the Pool of London, alongside HMS Belfast
2010-jun-7DE F217 Bayern BALTOPS 10 participated with BALTOPS 2010
2013-apr-12Port VisitDE F215 Brandenburg 12-15apr13 visit Amsterdam
2013-sep-10Port VisitDE F215 Brandenburg coming into HMNB Devonport, Plymouth, UK
2014-jan-24Port VisitDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein visit to Pool of London, alongside HMS Belfast, departed 27 Jan.
2014-jun-6DE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern BALTOPS 14 participated with BALTOPS 2014
2014-nov-7DeploymentDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein International Mine Counter Measures Exercise 2014 participated in major multi-national Gulf exercise, together with a number of US, European and other warships and MCM vessels.
2015-junDeploymentDE F216 Schleswig-Holstein Operation Sophia departed Germany for 4 month EUNAVFOR anti-arms and anti-people smuggling operations in the Mediterranean. Left the Med on 31 Oct.
2017-apr-17DeploymentDE F215 Brandenburg damaged rudder and both propellors while leaving Piraeus
2017-augDE F215 Brandenburg SNMG2 part of SNMG2
2019-nov-8DeploymentDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern visiting HMNB Devonport for a week, to condust training with FOST
2020-feb-20DeploymentDE F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern SNMG2

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