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


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History of UK F171 HMS Active

1971-jul-23Laid down
1972-nov-23Launched
1977-jun-17Commissioned
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.
1994Decommissioned

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)

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 Vosper Thornycroft, Woolston



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