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.

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

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Builder

   

DK Odense Staalskibsvaerft,



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