NL LCF class

Guided-Missile Destroyer


The LCF (Luchtverdedigings en commandofregat, air defense and command frigate) are designed around a SMART-L and APAR ( Active Phased Array Radar ) long range air / surface search radars and a Mk41 Vertical Launch System currently equipped with 32 Evolved Sea Sparrow and/or medium range Standard SM-2IIIA missiles but also capable of firing the SM-3 anti-ballistic variant and Tomahawk cruise missiles as well. For political reasons these 6000 ton state-of-the-art ships were classified as frigates.

Derivatives / Succeeded by
2002 ES F100 Alvaro de Bazan
2006         NO Fridtjof Nansen class
2017         AU Hobart class
2002 NL De Zeven Provinciën class
2003 DE F 124 Sachsen class
2019         DE F 125 Baden-Württemberg class

  List of Ships

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2002--ESSpanish NavyF-101F100 Alvaro de Bazan Alvaro de Bazan EBDA
2002--NLRoyal Netherlands NavyF802De Zeven Provinciën class Hr.Ms. De Zeven ProvinciënPAEQ
2003--ESSpanish NavyF-102F100 Alvaro de Bazan Almirante Juan de Borbon EBDB
2003--DEGerman Navy F219F 124 Sachsen class SachsenDRAA - SN
2003--NLRoyal Netherlands NavyF803De Zeven Provinciën class Hr.Ms. Tromp PAET - TR
2004--ESSpanish NavyF-103F100 Alvaro de Bazan Blas de LezoEBDC
2004--DEGerman Navy F220F 124 Sachsen class Hamburg DRAB - HA
2004--NLRoyal Netherlands NavyF804De Zeven Provinciën class Hr.Ms. De Ruyter PAER - DR
2005--NLRoyal Netherlands NavyF805De Zeven Provinciën class Hr.Ms. Evertsen PAEU - EV
2006--ESSpanish NavyF-104F100 Alvaro de Bazan Mendez NuñezEBDD - H
2006--DEGerman Navy F221F 124 Sachsen class HessenDRAC - HE
2006--NORoyal Norwegian NavyF310Fridtjof Nansen class KNM Fridtjof NansenLABN
2007--NORoyal Norwegian NavyF311Fridtjof Nansen class KNM Roald AmundsenLABA
2008--NORoyal Norwegian NavyF312Fridtjof Nansen class KNM Otto SverdrupLABS
20092019NORoyal Norwegian NavyF313Fridtjof Nansen class KNM Helge Instad LABI
2010--NORoyal Norwegian NavyF314Fridtjof Nansen class KNM Thor Heyerdahl LABH
2012--ESSpanish NavyF-105F100 Alvaro de Bazan Cristobal Colon
2017--AURANDDGH 39Hobart class HMAS Hobart
2018--AURANDDGH 41Hobart class HMAS Brisbane
2019--DEGerman Navy F222F 125 Baden-Württemberg class Baden-WurttembergDRAD
2020--AURANDDGH 42Hobart class HMAS Sydney

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