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  • A324 SAS Protea

    ZA South African Navy




    1972 to present    



    A324 SAS Protea

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    Flight Deck: PR
    Call Sign: ZTRX


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    History of ZA A324 SAS Protea

    1969-nov-7Ordered
    1970-jul-20Laid down
    1971-jul-14Launched
    1972-may-23Commissioned
    1981-nov-24DeploymentAOLuanda Bay Operation Kerslig Stood off Luanda, as support vessel for clandestine operation to damage the Petrangol refinery.
    2015-oct-27NEWS Camcopter S-100 Trials for South African Navy

    Specifications

       

        from Hecla class
    116crew
    2800full load (tn)
    79.30length (m)
    15beam (m)
    4.70draught (m)
    12000range (nm)
    14max speed (knots)
    3840power (shp)
    1Naval Engine electric motors
    3Naval Engine diesel - electric Paxman 12YJCZ
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    ZA South African Air Force SNIA Alouette III 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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