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  • DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois

    CA Canadian Armed Forces

    1992 to 2015 - Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois    



    1972 to 1988    


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    Flight Deck: IS
    Call Sign: CZGD
    See Also: DDG Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 280


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    History of CA DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois

    1969-jan-15Laid down
    1970-nov-28Launched
    1972-jul-29Commissioned
    1976-aug-4DeploymentLabrador Sea 131 nm SE of Newfoundland. First ship to arrive at the location of a crashed Soviet Navy Bear Delta, 243 kms SE of Newfoundland. This event was called the BRUIN WATCH.
    1988-oct-25RefitTRUMP program refit began
    1992-mayTRUMP program refit finished

    History of CA Iroquois TRUMP class DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

    1992-jul-5begin service as DDG
    1999-aug-6Port VisitDKCopenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with CH-124A 12429 embarked
    1999-novPort Visitvisit to West India Dock, London
    2013-apr-27Port VisitUKWest India Dock (TQ) Visit arrived at West India Dock for 6 day visit, departed on 2 May.
    2013-may-23Port VisitUKPier Head Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at the Cruise Liner Terminal, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
    2015-may-1Decommissioned

    Specifications

       

        from Iroquois class
    280crew
    3500light (tn)
    4700full load (tn)
    129.80length (m)
    15.20beam (m)
    4.70draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    50000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Allison 570
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Pratt & Whitney FT4A
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    2Missile Launcher quad Sea Sparrow
    1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar Mk 10 Limbo
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Aids Beartrap (helicopter land)
    1Aids TACAN URN-20
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS 501
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar WM22
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPQ-2D
    1Sonar hull mounted and towed sonar AN/SQS-505
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-501

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    CA Marine Industries Limited,



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