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  • F208 Niedersachsen

    DE German Navy

    1982 to 2015    

    F208 Niedersachsen


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    Flight Deck: ND
    Call Sign: DRAR
    Shipyard: AG Weser


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    History of DE F208 Niedersachsen

    1979-nov-9Laid down
    1997-mar-13DeploymentALoff Durrës Operation Libelle Operation Helvin ordered to stand off Durrës in support of Operation Libelle (Dragonfly), which evacuated German and European nationals by CH-53 detached from Croatia (via Montenegro), from Tirana.
    2000-feb-16AircraftCaribbean Sea accident Lynx Mk88 83+14 ditch in the Caribbean, crew rescued by Dutch frigate
    2003-aug-17Port VisitUKWest India Dock (TQ) visited West India Dock
    2014-may-21Port VisitUKTower Bridge Upper at Pool of London, tied up alongside HMS Belfast. Departed 26 May.



        from F 122 Bremen class
    3680full load (tn)
    130.50length (m)
    14.60beam (m)
    6.30draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    30max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
    1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
    2Naval Gun Mauser MLG 27 mm
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
    2Chaff and decoys Breda SCLAR
    1Aids Beartrap (helicopter land)
    1Naval Radar air search radar TRS-3D
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar WM25
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Nucleus 5000
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-23



        Typical Max
    DE German Navy Westland Super Lynx mk88a 12

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    DE AG Weser, Lindenhof

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