DE F 122 Bremen class

NL Standard class



Frigate F 122 Bremen class


3680full load (tn)
130.50length (m)
14.60beam (m)
6.30draught (m)
4000range (nm)
30max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow

2Naval Gun Mauser MLG 27 mm
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
2Chaff and decoys Breda SCLAR

1Aids Beartrap (helicopter land)
1Naval Radar air search radar TRS-3D
1Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
1Naval Radar fire direction radar WM25
1Naval Radar navigation radar Nucleus 5000
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-23

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DE German Navy Westland Super Lynx mk88a 12


DE AG Weser - Lindenhof1
DE Blohm + Voss - 2
DE Bremer Vulkan - Bremen-Vegesack2
DE Howaldtswerke - 1
DE Nordseewerke - Emder Hafen2

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19822014DEGerman Navy F207BremenDRAQ
19822015DEGerman Navy F208Niedersachsen DRAR - ND
19832013DEGerman Navy F209Rheinland-PfalzDRAS - RP
19832013DEGerman Navy F210EmdenDRAT
19842012DEGerman Navy F211KölnDRAU - KO
19842017DEGerman Navy F212KarlsruheDRAV
19892019DEGerman Navy F213AugsburgDRAN
19902022DEGerman Navy F214Lübeck DRAO - LU

8 units


1979-jul-09Laid downLaid down DE F207 Bremen
1979-sep-25Laid downLaid down DE F209 Rheinland-Pfalz
1979-sep-27LaunchedLaunched DE F207 Bremen
1979-nov-09Laid downLaid down DE F208 Niedersachsen
1980-jun-09LaunchedLaunched DE F208 Niedersachsen
1980-jun-16Laid downLaid down DE F211 Köln
1980-jun-23Laid downLaid down DE F210 Emden
1980-sep-03LaunchedLaunched DE F209 Rheinland-Pfalz
1980-dec-17LaunchedLaunched DE F210 Emden
1981-mar-10Laid downLaid down DE F212 Karlsruhe
1981-may-29LaunchedLaunched DE F211 Köln
1982-jan-08LaunchedLaunched DE F212 Karlsruhe
1982-may-07CommissionedCommissioned DE F207 Bremen
1982-oct-15CommissionedCommissioned DE F208 Niedersachsen
1983-may-09CommissionedCommissioned DE F209 Rheinland-Pfalz
1983-oct-07CommissionedCommissioned DE F210 Emden
1984-apr-19CommissionedCommissioned DE F212 Karlsruhe
1984-oct-19CommissionedCommissioned DE F211 Köln
1987-apr-04Laid downLaid down DE F213 Augsburg
1987-jun-01Laid downLaid down DE F214 Lübeck
1987-sep-17LaunchedLaunched DE F213 Augsburg
1987-oct-15LaunchedLaunched DE F214 Lübeck
1989-oct-03CommissionedCommissioned DE F213 Augsburg
1990-mar-19CommissionedCommissioned DE F214 Lübeck
1994DeploymentDeployment DE F214 Lübeck Operation Sharp Guard for periods during these years, spent time in the Adriatic Sea supporting NATO & WEU operations enforcing UN sanctions.
1996-junDeploymentDeployment DE F210 Emden Operation Sharp Guard participated in operations to enforce UN trade and arms embargo in the Adriatic Sea.
1997-mar-13DeploymentDeployment DE F208 Niedersachsen Operation Helvin ordered to stand off Durrës in support of Operation Libelle (Dragonfly), which evacuated German and European nationals by CH-53 detached from Croatia (via Montenegro), from Tirana.
1998-apr-04Port VisitPort Visit DE F214 Lübeck Apr98 STANAVFORMED embarked Lynx 83+05 : 83+09
1999-aug-06Port VisitPort Visit DE F209 Rheinland-Pfalz visited Copenhagen with MFG 3 Lynx Mk88 83+07 and 83+10 embarked.
2000-feb-16AircraftAircraft DE F208 Niedersachsen Lynx Mk88 83+14 ditch in the Caribbean, crew rescued by Dutch frigate
2001-aug-24Port VisitPort Visit DE F210 Emden International Festival of Sea 2001 Present at IFoS Portsmouth.
2003-aug-17Port VisitPort Visit DE F208 Niedersachsen visited West India Dock
2007-may-02AircraftAircraft DE F214 Lübeck While operating off Plymouth (UK), 702 Sq Lynx ZD249 failed to disengage its harpoon during take off. Emergency landing back on board.
2008-oct-04DeploymentDeployment DE F214 Lübeck Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
2010-mar-09Port VisitPort Visit DE F213 Augsburg From 9 to 11 March Grand Harbour, Malta. On board 2 Lynx MGF3 83+04, 83+22.
2010-jun-28Port VisitPort Visit DE F212 Karlsruhe Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2012-jul-31DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F211 Köln
2012-oct-02Port VisitPort Visit DE F213 Augsburg visited Pool of London, alongside HMS Belfast for 4 days, departed 5 Oct.
2013RefitRefit DE F214 Lübeck Refitting in Kiel.
2013-mar-22DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F209 Rheinland-Pfalz
2013-may-03Port VisitPort Visit DE F207 Bremen visit after exercise Joint Warrior
2013-may-03Port VisitPort Visit DE F210 Emden visit after exercise Joint Warrior
2013-nov-29DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F210 Emden
2014-mar-28DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F207 Bremen
2014-may-21Port VisitPort Visit DE F208 Niedersachsen at Pool of London, tied up alongside HMS Belfast. Departed 26 May.
2015-jun-05DeploymentDeployment DE F214 Lübeck BALTOPS 15 deployed to Baltic Sea for BALTOPS 2015.
2015-jun-26DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F208 Niedersachsen
2015-nov-20DeploymentDeployment DE F213 Augsburg Operation Sophia departed Wilhelshaven NB for 4 month EUNAVFOR anti-arms and anti-people smuggling operations in the Mediterranean.
2015-dec DE F213 Augsburg Opération Chammal Joined French carrier Charles de Gaulle battlegroup
2016 DE F211 Köln SCRAPPED in Kampen, Netherlands
2017-jun-16DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F212 Karlsruhe
2017-aug-21DeploymentDeployment DE F214 Lübeck departed Wilhelmshaven to relieve FGS Brandenburg in the Aegean Sea.
2019-jun-30DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F213 Augsburg
2022-jan-18DeploymentDeployment DE F214 Lübeck departed Wilhelmshaven for final mission in the Aegean Sea, prior to eventual decommissioning. Returned 16 Jun.
2022-dec-15DecommissionedDecommissioned DE F214 Lübeck

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