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  • L16 KDM Absalon

    DK Royal Danish Navy




    2004 to present    


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    Flight Deck: L16
    Call Sign: OUFA


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    History of DK L16 KDM Absalon

    2004-feb-25Launched
    2004-oct-19Commissioned
    2010-janDeploymentGulf of Aden Combined Task Force 150 to Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean as NATO Counter-Piracy Flagship (Task Force 508), until Mar 2010.
    2010-jun-28Port VisitCABedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
    2010-aug-10Port Visit Fleet Review: 500 years anniversary of RDN on board (hangar) Lynx S-134
    2013-oct-7DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 13-2 participated in two week exercise off NW Scotland
    2015-apr-11DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 participated in JW 15-1, off NW Scotland
    2015-jun-5Deployment BALTOPS 15 deployed to Baltic Sea for BALTOPS 2015.
    2016-oct-9DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 16-2 Participated in Ex JW16-2
    2017-mar-24DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas
    2019-marDeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches JW19-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 19-1 Mar 2019, NATO SNMG1 amphibious support ship, participated in JW19-1; noted operating MH-60R N-976.
    2019-jun-9Deployment BALTOPS 19 participated in NATO Baltic exercise during mid Jun.

    Specifications

       

        from Absalon class
    100crew
    130troops
    6300full load (tn)
    137.50length (m)
    19.50beam (m)
    6.30draught (m)
    9000range (nm)
    22300power (shp)
    1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/62 inch (127mm)
    2Close-In Weapon System Oerlikon Contraves (Rheinmetall) Millenium GDM-008
    2Chaff and decoys Terma SKWS DL-12T 130mm

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    DK Royal Danish Navy Westland Lynx 12
    DK Royal Danish Air Force AW EH101 12

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    DK Odense Staalskibsvaerft,



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