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  • FFG-17 built in USA for Australia as HMAS Adelaide

    US US Navy

    1980 to 2008 - AU RAN - Adelaide class FFG 01 HMAS Adelaide    



    1980    



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    History of AU Adelaide class FFG 01 HMAS Adelaide

    1977-jul-29Laid down
    1978-jun-21Launched
    1980-aug-30Commissioned
    1986-oct-4 Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review.
    2002-sep-17Port Visitarrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit.
    2007-sep-4DeploymentExercise Exercise Malabar 07-2 Participated in multi-national exercise in Bay of Bengal, until 9 Sep.

    Specifications

       

        from Oliver Hazard Perry class
    226crew
    4200full load (tn)
    136length (m)
    13.70beam (m)
    6.70draught (m)
    5000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Missile Launcher Mk 13
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-55

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