1994 to 2015    

D-185 PNS Tippu Sultan

PK Pakistan Navy

1978 to 1994 - UK Royal Navy - F185 HMS Avenger    

Flight Deck: TS
Call Sign: ARMN


History of UK HMS Avenger F185

1974-oct-30Laid downLaid down Yard No 1012
1981-nov-23DeploymentDeployment sailed from HMNB Devonport for West Indies Guardship duty, with Lynx HAS.2 XZ250/341-AG Purdy embarked.
1982-aprAircraftAircraft assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ249 as /307 Apr 1982, then /341 by mid May 1982.
1982-may-10DeploymentDeployment Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic, leaving theatre on 23 Aug 1982.
1983-may-04DeploymentDeployment OM Gulf of Oman Lynx XZ249/341-AG ditched in Gulf of Oman
1985AircraftAircraft assigned Lynx XZ697
1989-jul-28DeploymentDeployment UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989

History of PK PNS Tippu Sultan D-185

1994CommissionedCommissioned ex UK RN HMS Avenger

History of UK HMS Avenger F185

1994-sep-23Fate: transferedFate: transfered to Pakistan as PNS Tippu Sultan (185)

History of PK PNS Tippu Sultan D-185

2005-jun-24DeploymentDeployment Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
2005-jul-01Port VisitPort Visit Present at International Festival of the Sea in Portsmouth with Alouette 3 36 aboard
2020-aprFate: sunkFate: sunk expended as target for Pakistani SS and AS missile tests, in Northern Arabian Sea.
2020-apr-27 Sunk as a target

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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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