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  • FFH 156 HMAS Toowoomba

    AU Royal Australian Navy




    2005 to present    


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    Flight Deck: 156
    Call Sign: VKLI


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    History of AU FFH 156 HMAS Toowoomba

    2002-jul-26Laid down
    2003-may-16Launched
    2005-oct-8Commissioned
    2009-jun-20DeploymentOperation Slipper arrived in Middle East area of operations
    2015-sepRefitHenderson ASMD Refit capability refit at 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, until Sep 2016

    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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