1994 to present    

D-183 PNS Khaibar

PK Pakistan Navy

1976 to 1994 - UK Royal Navy - F173 HMS Arrow    

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: AROS
See Also: FFG Brooke class D-162


History of UK HMS Arrow F173

1972-sep-28Laid downLaid down Yard No 1009
1976-jul-29CommissionedCommissioned on Wearside
1977-jun-25DeploymentDeployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (3rd Frigate Squadron), off Gosport
1977-aug-27DeploymentDeployment UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
1979-may-08DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Devonport in company with HMS Dido. Joined up in English Channel with HMS Norfolk, Flagship of Task Group 317.8 for a 6.5 month Indian Ocean and Far East group deployment. Other units of the Portsmouth group were HMS Achilles, HMS Arethusa, HMS Falmouth, RFA Black Rover, RFA Olmeda and RFA Regent. Returned to Devonport on 14 Dec 1978.
1982-apr-02DeploymentDeployment Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from exercise, leaving theatre on 18 Jun 1982.
1989-jul-28DeploymentDeployment UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
1991-augDeploymentDeployment West Indies Guardship relieved HMS Ambuscade on station off Bermuda, as West Indies Guardship.

History of PK PNS Khaibar D-183

1994CommissionedCommissioned ex UK RN HMS Arrow

History of UK HMS Arrow F173

1994-mar-01Fate: transferedFate: transfered to Pakistan as PNS Khaibar (183)

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Type 21 Amazon class
2750light (tn)
3600full load (tn)
117length (m)
12.70beam (m)
5.90draught (m)
4000range (nm)
34max speed (knots)
50000power (shp)

2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
1Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG

4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
1Missile Launcher Sea Cat

1Naval Gun Mark 8 4.5 inch (114mm)
2Naval Gun single 20 mm
2Chaff and decoys Corvus chaff launcher

1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 978
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 912
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 992
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 162
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 184

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