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  • F331 NRP Alvares Cabral

    PT Portuguese Navy

    1991 to present    


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    Flight Deck: AC
    Call Sign: CTFK
    Shipyard: Howaldtswerke


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    History of PT F331 NRP Alvares Cabral

    1989-jun-2Laid down
    2005-jun-24Deployment Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitPresent at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
    2013-apr-6DeploymentDJDjibouti Port Operation Atalanta Flagship of EUNAVFOR in the Horn of Africa, Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean until early Aug. Relieved in Djibouti by HNLMS Johan De Witt on 6 Aug. Returned to Lisbon NB on 21 Aug.
    2013-apr-26AircraftGulf of Aden Operation Atalanta conducted fast-roping insertion excercise with mv Caroline Scan in the Gulf of Aden, with embarked Super Lynx mk.95 19205 .
    2013-junDeploymentOperation Atalanta replenishment at sea in late Jun with RFA Fort Victoria off coast of Somalia.
    2015-apr-11DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 participated in JW 15-1, off NW Scotland
    2016-aug-5Port VisitUKCruise Terminal Liverpool weekend visit to Liverpool as part of NATO fleet with embarked Lynx 19201, in company with Spanish Mendez_Nuñez.
    2016-oct-9DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 16-2 Participated in Ex JW16-2, as a member of NATO SNMG1



        from Vasco da Gama class
    3200full load (tn)
    115.90length (m)
    14.80beam (m)
    6.20draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    32max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
    1Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar air search radar DA08
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
    1Naval Radar surface search radar MW08



        Typical Max
    PT Portuguese Navy Westland Lynx 12

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    DE Howaldtswerke,

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