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  • FFH 157 HMAS Perth

    AU Royal Australian Navy

    2006 to present    

    FFH 157 HMAS Perth


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    Flight Deck: 157
    Call Sign: VKPT
    Shipyard: Williamstown
    See Also: DDG Perth class D 38


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    History of AU FFH 157 HMAS Perth

    2003-jul-24Laid down
    2010-janRefitHenderson ASMD Programme 1st of ANZAC class to undergo BAE Systems Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade, which included new midship mast for the CEA Phased Array Radar and preparing for MRH-90 operations. Completed 2012
    2013-jul-15DeploymentCoral Sea Talisman Saber 2013 embarked 816Sqn. S-70 N24-011
    2013-oct-3Port VisitHMAS Kuttabul IFR 2013 International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
    2014-marDeploymentdeparted Fleet Base West for 4 month deployment to Indian Ocean. Include participation in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Returned 8 Jul 2014.
    2015-feb-20NEWS AUHMAS Kuttabul MH-60R Embarked for First Time in Australian Ship
    2015-apr-10NEWS RAN MH-60R Completed First Of Class Flight Trials
    2015-jul-03NEWS Australian MH-60R First Operational Embarking
    2015-jul-7Deployment Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
    2016-jun-7DeploymentArabian Sea Manitou Operation MANITOU departed Fleet Base West for 6 months to Middle East for Operation Manitou, with first MH-60R operational deployment. Conducted RAS with RFA Fort Victoria during Aug.
    2016-sep-08NEWS Arabian Sea First Deployment for Australian MH-60R Seahawk



        from Anzac class
    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



        Typical Max
    AU RAN Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk 11
    AU RAN SNIA AS350 Ecureuil 01
    AU RAN NHI MRH90 Taipan 01
    AU RAN Kaman Seasprite 01
    AU RAN Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk 11
    AU RAN Schiebel Camcopter S-100 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



    AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne

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