DDG 280 HMCS Iroquois

CA Canadian Armed Forces

1972 to 1988 - Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois    

1992 to 2015    


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Call Sign: CZGD
See Also: DD Iroquois class DDH 280


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History of CA Iroquois class DDH 280 HMCS Iroquois

1969-jan-15Laid down
1976-aug-4DeploymentSE of Newfoundland Labrador Sea 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 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



    from Iroquois TRUMP class
129.90length (m)
15.20beam (m)
7.60draught (m)
4500range (nm)
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm



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CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 23

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