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  • P223 HMS Medway

    UK Royal Navy




    2019 to present    


    P223 HMS Medway

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    Flight Deck: MW
    Call Sign: GMED


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    History of UK P223 HMS Medway

    2014-augOrdered
    2015-jun-8Laid downfirst steel cut Jun 2015.
    2017-oct-20Launchedat BAE Systems Scotstoun yard
    2019-sep-7Port VisitRoyal Victoria Dock DSEI 2019 Arrived at RVD for DSEI 2019.
    2019-sep-19CommissionedHMD Chatham at Chatham
    2020-jan-20DeploymentCaribbean departed HMNB Portsmouth for Carribean as APT(N) mission.
    2020-feb-27NEWS Caribbean HMS Medway Takes On Caribbean Mission
    2020-may-13NEWS Caribbean Merlin Lands on River Batch 2 OPV

    Specifications

       

        from River (Batch 2) class
    34crew
    24troops
    2000full load (tn)
    90length (m)
    5500range (nm)
    24max speed (knots)
    9875power (shp)
    2Naval Engine diesel
    1Naval Gun DS30M 30mm
    2Naval Gun Mark 44 6 barrelled 7.62mm mingun
    1Naval Radar helicopter control radar KH Sharpeye
    1Naval Radar navigation radar KH Sharpeye

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan



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