FFH 154 HMAS Parramatta

AU Royal Australian Navy




2003 to present    


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Flight Deck: 154
Call Sign: VKMN


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History of AU FFH 154 HMAS Parramatta

1999-jun-5Laid down
2000-jun-17Launched
2003-oct-4Commissioned
2004-jun-29Deployment RIMPAC 04 Participated in RIMPAC 04 exercise with HMAS Newcastle and HMAS Success
2005-oct-10Deploymentdeparted Fleet Base East (Sydney) for 6 month maritime security mission to Middle East and the Persian Gulf, returning 13 Apr 2006.
2008-sepDeploymentdeparted Fleet Base East (Sydney) for 6 month maritime security and anti-terrorist mission to Middle East, returning 18 Feb 2009.
2010-mar-15Deploymentdeparted Fleet Base East (Sydney) for 6 month maritime security and anti-terrorist mission to Middle East, returning 15 Sep 2010.
2010-jun-8Port Visitvisited Karachi, Pakistan until 10 Jun.
2011-sep-26Deploymentdeparted Fleet Base East (Sydney) for 6 month maritime security mission to Middle East, returning Mar 2012 after being relieved by HMAS Melbourne.
2013-oct-3Port VisitHMAS Kuttabul IFR 2013 International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 Present at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
2015-febRefitHMAS Stirling ASMD upgrade undocked after refit at BAE Systems Australia
2017-apr-21Port VisitHamilton, QLD visit to Hamilton for ANZAC day celebrations
2019-apr-7DeploymentExercise AUSINDEX 2019 Cross decking of embarked MH-60R (c/s Warlock) with INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan in Bay of Bengal.
2019-may-02NEWS Australian Army Tigers Aboard Canberra for IPE 19
2019-may-06NEWS Indian Navy Helicopters on Australian Ships

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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AU RAN Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk 11

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne



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