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Call Sign: ZSNO


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History of ZA SA Agulhas II

2009-nov-17Ordered
2011-jan-31Laid down
2011-jul-21Launched
2012-aprCommissionedreplaced SA Agulhas
2012-may-3Homeportarrived Simonstown (Cape Town) after leaving Finland on 5 Apr 2012
2012-jul-9Trialsdeparted Simonstown for a 26 day shakedown cruise to the Antarctic ice shelf
2012-aug-3Port Visitarrived in Port Elizabeth for 3 day visit until 5 Aug
2017-oct-05NEWS Ultimate Heli Bell 412 Completes Scientific Support
2018-jan-08NEWS Ultimate Heli Bell 412 in 2018 Antarctic Campaign
2019-jan-20NEWS Ultimate Heli Deploys Bell 412 and AS350 to Antarctica

Specifications

   

    from Agulhas (2012) class
134.20length (m)
21.70beam (m)
7.60draught (m)
16max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine diesel - Wärtsilä VASA32

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
ZA South African Air Force atlas Oryx 02


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

FI STX (Akers Finnyards) - Rauma,



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