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  • 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.
    2000-feb-16AircraftCaribbean 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.

    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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