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  • 2003    

    Guided-Missile Destroyer F 124 Sachsen class

    The 5.7 ton Sachsen class frigates replaced the 4.5 ton Lütjens class destroyers ( U.S. Charles F. Adams-class )

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    DE F 125 Baden-Württemberg class 2019


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    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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    DE German Navy Westland Super Lynx mk88a 12

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    DE Blohm + Voss - 1
    DE Howaldtswerke - 1
    DE Nordseewerke - Emder Hafen1

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    DEGerman Navy F219SachsenDRAA - SN2003--
    DEGerman Navy F220HamburgDRAB - HA2004--
    DEGerman Navy F221HessenDRAC - HE2006--
    DEGerman Navy F222F 125 Baden-Württemberg class Baden-WurttembergDRAD2019--

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    1996-junOrderedDE F219 Sachsen
    1996-junOrderedDE F220 Hamburg
    1996-junOrderedDE F221 Hessen
    1999-feb-1Laid downDE F219 Sachsen
    2000-sep-1Laid downDE F220 Hamburg
    2001-jan-20LaunchedDE F219 Sachsen
    2001-sep-14Laid downDE F221 Hessen
    2002-aug-16LaunchedDE F220 Hamburg
    2002-nov-29DE F219 Sachsen delivered to German Navy
    2003-jul-26LaunchedDE F221 Hessen
    2003-dec-31CommissionedDE F219 Sachsen
    2004-sepDE F220 Hamburg delivered to German Navy
    2004-dec-13CommissionedDE F220 Hamburg
    2005-jun-24DeploymentDE F219 Sachsen Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitDE F219 Sachsen Present at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
    2005-dec-7DE F221 Hessen delivered to German Navy
    2006-apr-21CommissionedDE F221 Hessen
    2007-jun-4DE F221 Hessen BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07
    2010-jun-13DE F221 Hessen Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
    2013-apr-12Port VisitDE F219 Sachsen 12-15apr13 visit Amsterdam
    2013-apr-26Port VisitDE F221 Hessen on completion of Exercise Joint Warrior, visited Dublin in company with auxiliary FGS Rhon (A1443) and departed 29 Apr
    2014-may-14Port VisitDE F220 Hamburg visit to Hamburg for the 825th anniversary of the port and to join the Hafengeburtstag celebrations. Moored alongside HMS Lancaster.
    2014-jun-6DeploymentDE F220 Hamburg BALTOPS 14 participated with BALTOPS 2014
    2015-may-20Port VisitDE F219 Sachsen visit to West India Dock, until 25 May.
    2015-octDeploymentDE F220 Hamburg Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-octDeploymentDE F219 Sachsen Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-octDeploymentDE F220 Hamburg SNMG2 flagship of SNMG2
    2018-jan-28DeploymentDE F221 Hessen departed Wilhelmshavn. Arrived NS Norfolk 28 Jan for 6 month work up and deployment with USS Harry S Truman Strike Group in US 6th Fleet area of operations. Returned to Wilhelmshavn 21 Jul.
    2018-novPort VisitDE F220 Hamburg Visited Turku for Ex NoCo18
    2020-aug-19DE F220 Hamburg EUNAVFOR MED IRINI In substitution of F453 Spetsai
    2021-mayDE F220 Hamburg Formidable Shield 2021

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