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  • F77 HMNZS Te Kaha

    NZ Royal New Zealand Navy

    1997 to present    


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    MMSI: 512000600
    Flight Deck: TEK
    Call Sign: ZMBE
    Shipyard: Williamstown


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    History of NZ F77 HMNZS Te Kaha

    1994-sep-19Laid down
    1999-sep-18DeploymentSavu Sea East Timor Operation Langar departed Darwin, Aus as part of an Australian and New Zealand fleet (INTERFET), to assist international peacekeeping forces in East Timor.
    2002-decDeploymentOMGulf of Oman Enduring Freedom ISAF Deployed for maritime security and interdiction operations in the Gulf of Oman and the Straits of Hormuz until relieved by HMNZS Te Mana towards end of Feb 2003.
    2005-sep-7Port Visitvisited Singapore as part of 5 1/2 month Operation Cutlass deployment
    2010-jun-9Port VisitCARoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
    2015-apr-18NEWS Gulf of Aden Anzacs Frigates to Commemorate 100 Aniversary
    2015-jul-7Deployment Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
    2016-apr-22Port VisitNapier Port visited Napier for ANZAC Day weekend
    2016-jul-16DeploymentSINKEX fired Sea Sparrow to sink USS Crommelin, north of Kauai in the Hawaii island chain.
    2016-nov-14Deploymentoff Kaikoura Kaikoura Earthquake relief operations diverted from Auckland to assist in earthquake relief off Kaikoura
    2016-nov-20Port VisitWellington Harbour visited Wellington, en route Auckland
    2016-nov-21NEWS Canadians Ends Relief Operation in New Zealand
    2016-nov-23Port VisitAuckland - Queens Wharf led international flotilla which had been diverted from 75th Anniversary of RNZN celebrations, into Auckland Harbour, after initial phases of Kaikoura earthquake relief operations completed.
    2017-apr-12Port VisitVNTien Sa Operation Crucible 5 day visit to Da Nang in company with HMNZS Endeavour. First HMNZS ships to visit.
    2018-may-1RefitCACFB Esquimalt Refit Systems upgrade refit at CFB Esquimalt, under the Anzac Frigate Systems Upgrade (FSU) programme. Returned to sea for Sep 2020.



        from Anzac class
    3600full load (tn)
    118length (m)
    14.80beam (m)
    4draught (m)
    6000range (nm)
    27max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
    1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar CelsiusTech 9LV
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Atlas Elektronik 9600 ARPA
    1Naval Radar surface search radar CelsiusTech 9LV 453 TIR
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Thomson Sintra Spherion



        Typical Max
    NZ RNZN Kaman Seasprite 11

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    AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne

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