FFH 151 HMAS Arunta

AU Royal Australian Navy




1998 to present    


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Flight Deck: 151
Call Sign: VKMQ


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History of AU FFH 151 HMAS Arunta

1995-jul-22Laid down
1996-jun-28Launched
1998-dec-12Commissioned
1999-apr-24Port Visitarrived Ho Chi Minh City in company with HMAS Perth for goodwill visit, until 28 Apr.
2002DeploymentPersian Gulf tour on Operation Slipper
2003-oct-22Port VisitVNHo Chi Minh City arrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit in company with HMAS Tobruk, until 26 Oct 2003.
2004-oct-15Port VisitRUVladivostock Port arrived Vladivostok for goodwill visit
2007-novDeploymentPersian Gulf tour on Operation Catalyst
2013RefitHenderson ASMD Programme 2nd ANZAC Class frigate into BAE Systems Henderson Shipyard for Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade, which indluded new midship mast for the CEA Phased Array Radar and preparing for MRH-90 operations.
2015-jul-7Deployment Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
2015-sep-21NEWS Australian Indian Maritime Exercise AUSINDEX 15
2016-nov-13DeploymentArabian Sea Operation MANITOU Departed from HMAS Stirling naval base for Operation Manitou in the Middle East Region with SH-60B N24-011. Returned to Fleet Base West on 23 Jul 2017
2017-jan-31DeploymentBHMina Salman Port CTF 50 Exercise Unified Trident participated with CTF50 for multi-national Ex Unified Trident in Persian Gulf until 2 Feb.

Specifications

   

    from Anzac class
170crew
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

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Builder

   

AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne



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