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  • F334 NRP Francisco de Almeida

    PT Portuguese Navy

    1994 to 2009 - NL Royal Netherlands Navy - F834 Hr.Ms. Van Galen    

    2009 to present    


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    Call Sign: CTFN


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    History of NL F834 Hr.Ms. Van Galen

    1990-jun-7Laid down
    2006-nov-1sold to Portugal
    2009-novFate: transferedto Portugal as Francisco de Almeida

    History of PT F334 NRP Francisco de Almeida

    2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2017-nov-28Port VisitUKWest India Dock (HQ) visited West India Docks on 28 Nov, departed 2 Dec 2017
    2019-nov-4Port VisitUKHMNB Portsmouth SNMG1 visited HMNB Portsmouth as part of NATO SNMG1.



        from Karel Doorman class
    2800light (tn)
    3300full load (tn)
    122.30length (m)
    14.40beam (m)
    6.10draught (m)
    5000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - Stork Werkspoor
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Naval Gun single 20 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper
    1Naval Radar air search radar LW-08
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
    1Naval Radar navigation radar DECCA 1226



        Typical Max
    PT Portuguese Navy Westland Lynx 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

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