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Type 123 Brandenburg class Frigate

 

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Ships:

 

unit

in service

builder

status

 

F 215 FGS Brandenburg

1994

Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany

in service

 

F 216 FGS Schleswig-Holstein

1995

HDW, Kiel, Germany

in service

 

F 217 FGS Bayern

1996

Nordseewerke GmbH, Emden, Germany

in service

 

F 218 FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

1996

Bremer Vulkan AG, Bremen, Germany

in service

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Displacement:

4900 tons (full load)

 

Length:

138,85 meters

 

Beam:

16,7 meters

 

Draft:

4,35 meters (6,3 meters over sonar)

 

Speed:

29+ knots (54 km/h)

 

Propulsion:

Combined Diesel or Gas (CODOG)

2 General Electric LM2500 gas turbines (67200 hp) / 2 MTU 20V956 TB92 diesel engines (13140 hp)

2 shafts / 2 controllable pitch propellers

 

Range:

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

 

Crew:

236

 

Aviation:

flight deck & hangar for 2 Westland Super Lynx Mk.88A helicopters

 

Armament:

Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS (16 cells)

for RIM-7 Sea Sparrow SAM

or RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile / ESSM (planned)

  

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

2 x Mk-49 missile launching system for RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM)

4 x MM38 Exocet SSM (to be replaced by RBS 15 Mk.3 SSM)

2 x Rheinmetall Rh 202 20mm machine guns (earlier)

2 x MLG27 27mm light naval gun system (now)

2 x Mk-32 Mod.9 12,75-inch (324mm) twin-torpedo tubes for Mk-46 torpedoes

 

type 123 brandenburg class frigate armament oto melara 76/62 DP gun mk 49 rim-116 rolling airframe missile ram mm38 exocet ssm mlg27 machine gun german navy

FGS Bayern (F 217) armament, before the MLG 27 was installed

 

type 123 brandenburg class frigate german navy oto-melara 76/62 gun mk-49 rim-116 rolling airframe missile launcher mk-41 vertical launching system vls rim-7 sea sparrow sam

Oto-Melara 76/62 gun, Mk-49 RAM launcher and Mk-41 16-cell VLS

 

type 123 brandenburg class frigate mlg27 light naval gun system german navy

with MLG27 installed (ctr)

 

 

 

 

images:

 

type 123 brandenburg class frigate german navy deutsche marine line drawing

 

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