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  • F173 HMS Arrow

    UK Royal Navy

    1994 to present - PK Pakistan Navy - D-183 PNS Khaibar    



    1976 to 1994    


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    Flight Deck: AW
    Call Sign: GQIB


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    History of UK F173 HMS Arrow

    1972-sep-28Laid down
    1974-feb-5Launched
    1976-jul-29Commissionedon Wearside
    1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (3rd Frigate Squadron), off Gosport
    1977-aug-27DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
    1979-may-8Deploymentdeparted HMNB Devonport in company with HMS Dido. Joined up in English Channel with HMS Norfolk, Flagship of Task Group 317.8 for a 6.5 month Indian Ocean and Far East group deployment. Other units of the Portsmouth group were HMS Achilles, HMS Arethusa, HMS Falmouth, RFA Black Rover, RFA Olmeda and RFA Regent. Returned to Devonport on 14 Dec 1978.
    1982-apr-2Deployment Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from exercise, leaving theatre on 18 Jun 1982.
    1989-jul-28DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
    1991-augDeploymentWest Indies Guardship relieved HMS Ambuscade on station off Bermuda, as West Indies Guardship.

    History of PK D-183 PNS Khaibar

    1994Commissionedex UK RN HMS Arrow

    History of UK F173 HMS Arrow

    1994-mar-1Fate: transferedto Pakistan as PNS Khaibar (183)

    Specifications

       

        from Type 21 Amazon class
    170crew
    2750light (tn)
    3600full load (tn)
    117length (m)
    12.70beam (m)
    5.90draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    34max speed (knots)
    50000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
    1Missile Launcher Sea Cat
    1Naval Gun Mark 8 4.5 inch (114mm)
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm
    2Chaff and decoys Corvus chaff launcher
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 978
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 912
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 992
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 162
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 184

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 11
    UK Royal Navy Westland Wasp 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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