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  • F41 Defensora

    BR Brazilian Navy




    1977 to present    


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    Flight Deck: F41
    Call Sign: PWDE


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    History of BR F41 Defensora

    1972-feb-14Laid down
    1975-mar-27Launched
    1977-mar-5Commissioned
    1977-jul-14Trialstrials with Lynx HAS.2 XZ232in UK waters
    2009-oct-5Deployment Exercise Joint Warrior 09-2 participated in Ex JW 09-2, with Lynx N-4006 embarked

    Specifications

       

        from Niteroi class
    217crew
    3700full load (tn)
    129length (m)
    13.50beam (m)
    5.50draught (m)
    30max speed (knots)
    4Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    1Torpedo Launchers Ikara
    1Naval Radar navigation radar ZW-06
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar Selenia Orion RTN-10X

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    BR Brazilian Navy Westland Lynx mk21 11
    BR Brazilian Navy SNIA HB355F2 Esquilo 01
    BR Brazilian Navy Westland Super Lynx mk21a 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Vosper Thornycroft, Woolston



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