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Type 124 Sachsen class Guided Missile Frigate

 

type 124 sachsen class guided missile frigate german navy deutsche marine fregatte hamburg hessen blohm & voss hdw kiel nordseewerke emden homeport wilhelmshaven mk 41 vls rim-66 standard missile sm-2mr essm sea sparrow rim-116 rolling airframe missile oto melara 76/62 gun mk 141 harpoon ssm torpedo mu90 mlg27

 

 

 

 

Ships:

 

unit

in service

builder

status

 

F 219 FGS Sachsen

2003

Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany

in service

 

F 220 FGS Hamburg

2004

HDW, Kiel, Germany

in service

 

F 221 FGS Hessen

2006

Nordseewerke GmbH, Emden, Germany

in service

 

F 222 FGS Thüringen

cancelled

-

 

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Displacement:

5800 tons (full load)

 

Length:

143 meters

 

Beam:

17,44 meters

 

Draft:

6 meters

 

Speed:

29+ knots (54 km/h)

 

Propulsion:

combined diesel and gas (CODAG)

1 General Electric LM2500 gas turbines (31950 hp) / 2 MTU 20V1163 TB93 diesel engines (2 x 10060 hp)

2 shafts / 2 controllable pitch propellers

 

Range:

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

 

Crew:

255

 

Aviation:

flight deck & hangar for 2 Westland Super Lynx Mk.88A or 2 NH90 helicopters

 

Armament:

Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS (32 cells)

for 24 RIM-66 Standard Missile SM-2MR (Block IIIA)

and 32 RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile / ESSM (4 per cell)

  

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

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

2 x Mk-141 missile launcher (quadruple) for 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

2 x MLG27 27mm light naval gun system

2 x Mk-32 12,75-inch (324mm) triple-torpedo tubes for EuroTorp MU90 torpedoes

 

type 124 sachsen class guided missile frigate armament oto melara 76/62 gun mk 41 vls rim-66 standard missile sm-2mr block III mk 49 launcher rim-116 rolling airframe missile mkl32 torpedo tubes eurotorp mu90 mlg27 gun system super lynx mk.88a german navy deutsche marine fregatte

 

 

 

 

detail images:

 

 

type 124 sachsen class frigate armament details mk 41 vertical launching system vls mk 49 rolling airframe missile launcher oto-melara 76mm 62 caliber gun german navy

Mk 41 VLS - Mk 49 RAM launcher - Oto-Melara 76/62 gun

 

 

sachsen class type 124 frigate armament mk 141 rgm-84 harpoon ssm launcher mkl32 torpedo tubes eurotorp mu90 german navy

Mk 141 HARPOON launcher - MK 32 torpedo tubes

 

type 124 sachsen class frigate german navy helicopter flight deck hangar

 

type 124 sachsen class guided missile frigate german navy deutsche marine fregatte line drawing

 

 

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