UK River (Batch 2) class

BR Amazonas class
Corvette
ships


Order placed with BAE Systems in Aug 2014 for 3 Ocean Patrol Vessels. A further two were announced in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review and order confirmed in Dec 2016. Built at Govan and fitted out at Scotstoun.

Specifications

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34crew
2000full load (tn)
90length (m)
5500range (nm)
24max speed (knots)
1Naval Gun DS30M 30mm
2Naval Gun Mark 44 6 barrelled 7.62mm mingun
1Naval Radar helicopter control radar KH Sharpeye
1Naval Radar navigation radar KH Sharpeye

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
UK Royal Navy AW eh.101 01
UK Royal Navy AW AW159 Wildcat HMA2 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Shipyards

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UK Kvaerner (Govan) - Govan4


List of Ships

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UKRoyal NavyP222HMS ForthGFTH----
UKRoyal NavyP223HMS MedwayGMED----
UKRoyal NavyP224HMS TrentGTNT----
UKRoyal NavyP225HMS Tamar----
UKRoyal NavyP226HMS Spey----

5 units


Events

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2014-augOrderedUK P222 HMS Forth
2014-augOrderedUK P223 HMS Medway first steel cut Jun 2015.
2014-augOrderedUK P224 HMS Trent
2014-oct-10Laid downUK P222 HMS Forth first steel cut at Govan on 10 Oct 2014
2016-dec-8OrderedUK P225 HMS Tamar
2016-dec-8OrderedUK P226 HMS Spey
2017-oct-20LaunchedUK P223 HMS Medway at BAE Systems Scotstoun yard
2018-feb-26HomeportUK P222 HMS Forth Entered Portsmouth after a weekend in Stokes Bay
2018-apr-13CommissionedUK P222 HMS Forth Commissioned


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