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  • FFH 330 HMCS Halifax

    CA Canadian Armed Forces




    1992 to present    



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    Call Sign: CGAP


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    History of CA FFH 330 HMCS Halifax

    1987-mar-19Laid down
    1988-apr-30Launched
    1992-jun-29Commissioned
    1994-aprDeploymentpart of Standing Naval Force Atlantic (SNFL) in deployment to former Yugoslavia, until Aug 1994
    1996-marDeploymentreturned to former Yugoslavia as part of SNFL, until May 1996
    2003-apr-30Refitto Port Weller for 7 month refit, emerging Nov 2003
    2010-janDeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation Panlake Part of rapid assist team sent to Haiti in aftermath of Earthquake.
    2010-sep-30RefitHalifax Shipyards HCM/FELEX - Halifax first of class for the Halifax class modernisation programme and mid-life refit at Irving Shipbuilders, until Sep 2011
    2014-decTrialsCH-148 trials extensive programme of trials (until May 2015), for new CH-148 Cyclone to be operated on Canadian Forces ships
    2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
    2015-oct-3DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
    2018-may-18NEWS CH-148 Cyclone Receive Award for Shipboard Tests
    2018-nov-15Port VisitUKTower Bridge Upper visited London for almost a week, departed 21 Nov.
    2019-sepDeployment SNMG2 Assigned to NATO SNMG2. Embarked CH-148 Cyclone is c/s Kingfisher. 148823
    2020-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches JW 20-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 20-2 Participated in Ex Joint Warrior 20-2 off NW Scotland
    2021-jan-16Port VisitPTPort of Lisbon Visiting Lisbon, departed 19 Jan.
    2021-mar-5Port VisitPLGdynia SNMG1 weekend visit to Gdynia, with other elements of NATO SNMG1

    Specifications

       

        from City class
    225crew
    4770full load (tn)
    134length (m)
    16.40beam (m)
    4.90draught (m)
    9500range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    1Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    16Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
    1Naval Gun single 57 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Sea Giraffe

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 11
    CA CAF Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    CA Saint John Shipbuilding, 1nm E of Saint John



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