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  • F111 HMNZS Te Mana

    NZ Royal New Zealand Navy




    1999 to present    


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    Flight Deck: TEM
    Call Sign: ZMSI


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    History of NZ F111 HMNZS Te Mana

    1997-may-10Launched
    1999-dec-10Commissioned
    2002-jul-7Aircraftrecovered and transported HMS Nottingham Lynx HAS.3 XZ239/417-NM of 815 NAS to Whenuapai (Auckland) on 19 Jul, en route to UK as air freight.
    2003-marDeploymentOMGulf of Oman Enduring Freedom ISAF Relieved HMNZS Te Kaha for maritime security and interdiction operations in the Gulf of Oman and the Straits of Hormuz until Jun 2003.
    2004-aprDeploymentArabian Sea Enduring Freedom ISAF Deployed for for maritime security and interdiction operations in the Arabian Gulf and Horn of Africa until Aug 2004.
    2010-mayRefitentered 7 month refit programme, including replacement machinery, completed Dec 2010
    2011-may-18Deployment IMDEX Asia 2011 Present for IMDEX Asia 2011 exhibition
    2013-oct-3Port VisitAUHMAS Kuttabul IFR 2013 International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 Present at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
    2016-oct-21Port VisitWellington, Queen's Wharf Ship open to visitors on 22 Oct.
    2016-nov-16Port VisitAuckland - Wynyard Wharf 75th Anniversary of RNZN International Naval Review: RNZN 75th Anniversary gave the salute as she entered Auckland as part of flotilla to celebrate 75th Anniversary of RNZN
    2018-mar-24DeploymentHMNZD Devonport HMNZS Philomel Navy Open Day 2018 At Navy Open Day
    2018-jul-22DeploymentExercise RIMPAC 2018 with Seasprite aboard
    2019-may-1RefitCACFB Esquimalt Refit Systems upgrade refit at CFB Esquimalt, under the Anzac Frigate Systems Upgrade (FSU) programme.

    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

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    NZ RNZN Kaman Seasprite 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne



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