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  • D-185 PNS Tippu Sultan

    PK Pakistan Navy

    1978 to 1994 - UK Royal Navy - F185 HMS Avenger    

    1994 to 2015    


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    Flight Deck: TS
    Call Sign: ARMN


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    History of UK F185 HMS Avenger

    1974-oct-30Laid downYard No 1012
    1981-nov-23Deploymentsailed from HMNB Devonport for West Indies Guardship duty, with Lynx HAS.2 XZ250/341-AG Purdy embarked.
    1982-aprAircraftassigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ249 as /307 Apr 1982, then /341 by mid May 1982.
    1982-may-10Deployment Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic, leaving theatre on 23 Aug 1982.
    1983-may-4DeploymentOMGulf of Oman Lynx XZ249/341-AG ditched in Gulf of Oman
    1985Aircraftassigned Lynx XZ697
    1989-jul-28DeploymentUKHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989

    History of PK D-185 PNS Tippu Sultan

    1994Commissionedex UK RN HMS Avenger

    History of UK F185 HMS Avenger

    1994-sep-23Fate: transferedto Pakistan as PNS Tippu Sultan (185)

    History of PK D-185 PNS Tippu Sultan

    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 in Portsmouth with Alouette 3 36 aboard
    2020-aprFate: sunkexpended as target for Pakistani SS and AS missile tests, in Northern Arabian Sea.
    2020-apr-27Sunk as a target



        from 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



        Typical Max
    PK Pakistan Navy SNIA Alouette III 11

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