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  • F171 HMS Active

    UK Royal Navy

    1994 to present - PK Pakistan Navy - D-186 PNS Shahjahan    

    1977 to 1994    


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    Flight Deck: AV
    Call Sign: GPAE
    Shipyard: Vosper Thornycroft


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    History of UK F171 HMS Active

    1971-jul-23Laid down
    1977-octAircraftassigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT779 as / 322-AV by Oct 1977, until 26 Jul 1984.
    1982-may-10Deployment Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic, as part of Bristol Group.
    1984-jul-26AircraftAccident Ships Flt Wasp HAS.1 XT779 damaged during heavy landing on RFA Black Rover during storm off Belize 26 Jul 1984.
    1987-may-17DeploymentPersian Gulf (31) USS Stark Armilla Patrol rendered assistance to USS Stark after it had been badly damaged by Exocet missile strikes.
    1988-aug-17Deploymentrelieved HMS Ambuscade on station off Bermuda, as West Indies Guardship.
    1989-jul-28DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
    1989-novAircraftassigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3S ZD567 as / 322-AV by Nov 1989, until c Nov 1992.
    1993DeploymentWest Indies Guardship, autumn 1993 to spring 1994.

    History of PK D-186 PNS Shahjahan

    1994Commissionedex UK RN HMS Active

    History of UK F171 HMS Active

    1994-sep-23Fate: transferedto Pakistan as PNS Shahjahan (186)



        from Type 21 Amazon class
    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



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

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



    UK Vosper Thornycroft, Woolston

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