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Niels Juel class Corvette

 

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Ships:

 

unit

in service

builder

status

 

F 354 HDMS Niels Juel

1980

Aalborg Shipyard, Aalborg, Denmark

decommissioned in 2009

 

F 355 HDMS Olfert Fischer

1981

Aalborg Shipyard, Aalborg, Denmark

decommissioned in 2009

 

F 356 HDMS Peter Tordenskiold

1982

Aalborg Shipyard, Aalborg, Denmark

decommissioned in 2009

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Displacement:

1450 tons (full load)

 

Length:

84 meters

 

Beam:

10,3 meters

 

Draft:

4,8 meters

 

Speed:

30 knots (56 km/h)

 

Propulsion:

Combined Diesel or Gas (CODOG):

1 General Electric gas turbine (25700 shp)

1 MTU diesel engine (4800 shp)

2 shafts / 2 propellers / 1 bow thruster

 

Range:

4000 NM (7400 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h)

 

Crew:

approx. 90

 

Aviation:

none

 

Armament:

1 x Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber gun (3-inches)

2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for up to 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

1 x Mk-29 launcher for RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missiles (8 missiles)

2-4 x Stinger SAM

2-4 x 20mm MG

1 x depth charge launcher

 

after modification (late 1990s):

1 x Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber super rapid gun (3-inches)

2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for up to 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

2 x Mk-48/Mod.3 VLS for RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missiles (2x6 missiles)

4 x Stinger SAM

1 x depth charge launcher

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

 

During the mid-life refit, the corvettes were modified to be able to use the STANFLEX modular mission payload system.

2 module slots were installed aft of the superstructure.

 

 

 

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