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  • F174 HMS Alacrity

    UK Royal Navy

    1994 to present - PK Pakistan Navy - D-184 PNS Badr    

    1977 to 1994    


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    Flight Deck: AL
    Call Sign: GQIC
    Shipyard: Yarrow


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    History of UK F174 HMS Alacrity

    1973-mar-5Laid downYard No 1010
    1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (1st Frigate Squadron), off Peel Bank
    1977-aug-27DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
    1977-nov-25DeploymentSouth Atlantic Operation Journeyman stood back from the Falklands in support of HMS Dreadnought, close in.
    1982-apr-5Deployment Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic, leaving theatre on 6 Jun 1982.
    1986-marRefitRefit refit at HMD Devonport
    1989-jul-28DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
    1990DeploymentFalklands Guardship spent a period as Falklands Guardship
    1992Deploymentuntil 1993 spent a period as West Indies guardship
    1994-mar-1Fate: transferedto Pakistan as PNS Badr (184)

    History of PK D-184 PNS Badr

    1994-aprCommissionedex UK RN HMS Alacrity. Arrived Karachi NB 26 Jun 1994.
    1998RefitPKKarachi Naval Base air search radar DA08 modernisation refit by KESW until 2002, replaced air search radar and chaff countermeasures and augmented armament with 30mm guns.



        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



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    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun

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