F208 Niedersachsen

DE German Navy




1982 to present    


F208 Niedersachsen

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Flight Deck: ND
Call Sign: DRAR


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History of DE F208 Niedersachsen

1979-nov-9Laid down
1980-jun-9Launched
1982-oct-15Commissioned
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.
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.

Specifications

   

    from F 122 Bremen class
220crew
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

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
DE German Navy Westland Super Lynx mk88a 12


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

DE AG Weser, Lindenhof



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