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  • FFG 02 HMAS Canberra

    AU Royal Australian Navy

    1980 - US US Navy - Oliver Hazard Perry class FFG-18 built in USA for Australia as HMAS Canberra    

    1980 to 2005    


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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: VKCN
    See Also: LH Canberra class LHD 02


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    History of AU FFG 02 HMAS Canberra

    1986-oct-4 Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review, alongside Garden Island
    2001-aug-24Port Visitarrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit in company with HMAS Manoora and HMAS Warramunga.
    2005-nov-12Decommissioneddecommissioned in a ceremony at Fleet Base West (HMAS Stirling)



        from Adelaide class
    4100full load (tn)
    139length (m)
    14beam (m)
    6.70draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    41000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Missile Launcher Mk 13
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-55
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar AN/SPG-60
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-56



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