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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Builder

   

AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne



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