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United Kingdom - Royal Navy
City (Type 26) class Frigate
(Global Combat Ship programme)
 
 
type 26 city class frigate royal navy hms glasgow cardiff belfast bea systems 02x
 
 
Ships:
Batch 1:
F ?? HMS Glasgow
F ?? HMS Cardiff
F ?? HMS Belfast
  
Batch 2:
F ?? HMS Birmingham
F ?? HMS Sheffield
F ?? HMS Newcastle
F ?? HMS Edinburgh
F ?? HMS London
 
Specifications:
Length: 149,9 meters (491 ft 10 in)
Beam: 20,8 meters (68 ft 3 in)
Draft: ?
Displacement: 6900 tons (standard) / 8000 tons (full load)
Speed: 26+ knots (48+ km/h)
Range: 7000 NM (13000 km)
Complement: 157 core crew (capacity for 208)
 
Propulsion:
CODLOG (combined Diesel-Electric or Gas)
2 x Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbines
4 x MTU diesel generators
2 x electric motors
2 shafts / 2 controllable-pitch propellers
 
Armament:
Sea Ceptor Vertical Launching System (VLS) - 48 cells
with
CAMM + CAMM-ER SAM Missiles
 
- - - - -
 

Mk-41 Strike Length Vertical Launching System (VLS) - 24 cells
for
BGM-109 Tomahawk TLAM Missiles
RUM-139 VL-ASROC Anti-Submarine Missiles
AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM)
 
- - - - -
 
1 x BAE Mk-45 Mod.4 (5"/62 - 5-inches/62-caliber) gun
2 x DS30M Mk.2 30mm machine gun system
2 x Mk-15 Phalanx CIWS
2 x M134 Miniguns
 
Aviation:
large flight deck and hangar for 2 helicopters
(AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat or Merlin)

Systems:
BAE Type 997 Artisan 3D radar
Kelvin Hughes Ltd SharpEye navigation radar
Terma SCANTER 6000 2D X-Band navigation radar
Thales 2087 towed array sonar
Ultra Electronics Type 2150 bow sonar
SCOT-5 satcom
IRVIN-GQ DLF decoys
 
 
 
class + detail images
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operations room

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mission bay

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