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  • F-103 Blas de Lezo

    ES Spanish Navy




    2004 to present    


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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: EBDC
    See Also: DD Gearing class D-65


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    History of ES F-103 Blas de Lezo

    1997-jan-31Ordered
    2003-may-16Launched
    2004-dec-16Commissioned
    2008-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
    2015-apr-27DeploymentFerrol Naval Base DMON15 departed Ferrol NB to participate in NATO Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 15, off Norway. Return 19 May.
    2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-dec-11NEWS ESRota Spain 10th Naval Squadron Reaches 50,000 Flight Hours
    2016-nov-14 GRUFLEX 61 GRUFLEX 61 amphibious exercise Balearic Islands
    2018-apr-29NEWS ESRota Naval Base Spanish Army Helicopters Deployed to Iraq
    2019-feb-26Deployment Dynamic Manta 2019

    Specifications

       

        from F100 Alvaro de Bazan
    240crew
    6250full load (tn)
    147length (m)
    18.60beam (m)
    4.70draught (m)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
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    Builder

       

    ES Bazan Ferrol, Ria de Ferrol



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