Royal Danish Navy / Kongelige Danske Marine

Absalon class Command & Support Ship

 

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Ships:

 

unit

in service

builder

status

 

L 16 HDMS Absalon

2004

Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark

in service

 

L 17 HDMS Esbern Snare

2005

Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark

in service

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Displacement:

6640 tons (full load)

 

Length:

137,6 meters

 

Beam:

19,5 meters

 

Draft:

6,3 meters

 

Speed:

24 knots (44 km/h)

 

Propulsion:

2 MTU 8000 M70 diesel engines (8300 KW, each / 11150 bhp, each)

2 shafts / 2 propellers / 1 bow thruster

 

Range:

9000 NM (16700 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)

 

Crew:

100 plus aircrew (accommodation for up to 300 in total)

 

Aviation:

flight deck & hangar for 2 helicopters (EH-101)

 

Armament:

fixed:

1 x Mk-45 (Mod.4) 5/62 caliber lightweight gun

2 x Mk-32 (Mod.14) surface vessel torpedo tubes (SVTT) for MU90 Impact torpedoes (2x2)

2 x Oerlikon Millennium 35mm CIWS

4 x Stinger point defense SAM (2x2)

7 x 12,7mm (caliber .50) MGs

 

5 spaces for STANFLEX-Modules for a mix of:

Mk-141 missile launcher for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM (8 missiles, each)

Mk-48 (Mod.3) / Mk-56 VLS for RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (6 missiles, each)

 

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main armament

 

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space for 5 STANFLEX modules

 

 

 

 

images

 

 

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