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  • F221 Hessen

    DE German Navy




    2006 to present    



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    Flight Deck: HE
    Call Sign: DRAC
    See Also: DD Type 101 Hamburg class D184


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    History of DE F221 Hessen

    1996-junOrdered
    2001-sep-14Laid down
    2003-jul-26Launched
    2005-dec-7delivered to German Navy
    2006-apr-21Commissioned
    2007-jun-4Baltic Sea BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07
    2010-jun-13FRRade d Hyeres Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
    2013-apr-26Port VisitIEDublin Port Alexandra Quay on completion of Exercise Joint Warrior, visited Dublin in company with auxiliary FGS Rhon (A1443) and departed 29 Apr
    2018-jan-28DeploymentUSNS Norfolk departed Wilhelmshavn. Arrived NS Norfolk 28 Jan for 6 month work up and deployment with USS Harry S Truman Strike Group in US 6th Fleet area of operations. Returned to Wilhelmshavn 21 Jul.

    Specifications

       

        from F 124 Sachsen class
    245crew
    143light (tn)
    5690full load (tn)
    17.44beam (m)
    5draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
    1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
    2Naval Gun Mauser MLG 27 mm
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar long range search SMART-L

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
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    Builder

       

    DE Nordseewerke, Emder Hafen



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