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  • 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: transferedGarden Island 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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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne



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