FFH 153 HMAS Stuart

AU Royal Australian Navy




2002 to present    


FFH 153 HMAS Stuart

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Call Sign: VKCK


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History of AU FFH 153 HMAS Stuart

1998-jul-25Laid down
1999-apr-17Launchedaka Tartan Terror
2002-aug-17Commissioned
2011-decFate: transferedHMAS Stirling into extended readiness at Fleet Base West, for 18 months
2013-may-10HomeportHMAS Kuttabul change of Homeport from Fleet Base West, arrived following seaworthiness checks at Fleet Base East, 10 Jul
2013-oct-3Port VisitHMAS Kuttabul IFR 2013 International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 Present at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
2016-may-3RefitHenderson ASMD Programme docked at BAE Australia Henderson for Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade

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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