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     F-208 Niedersachsen      

Photo byMay 2010. Sevastopol. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: Germany.
Class, [Type]: Bremen, [FFG].
Homeport: Wilhemshaven.

Callsign: DRAR ( Delta Romeo Alfa Romeo )

Builder: Bremer Vulcan, Germany.
Laid down date: 9 November 1979.
Launch date: 9 June 1980.
Commission date: 15 October 1982.

Displacement ( tons ): 3700 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 130,5 x 14,5 x 6,3.
Main machinery: CODOG: 2 x GE LM 2500 gas turbines ( 51000 hp ), 2 x MTU 20V 956 TB92 diesels ( 11100 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Range ( miles ): 4000 at 18 knots.
Complement: 202 ( 29 officers ) and 20 aircrew.

Guns: 1 x 1 76mm OTO Melara Mk75, 2 x 1 20mm Rheinmetall Rh-202.
Missiles: SSM: 2 x 4 Harpoon; SAM: 1 x 8 Mk29 Sea Sparrow ( 16 missiles ), 2 x 21 Mk49 RAM ( RIM-116A missiles ).
Torpedoes: 2 x 2 324mm Mk32 ( 8 x DM4A1 or Mk46 torpedoes ).

Radar: Air: TRS-3D; Navigation: Nucleus 5000; Fire Control: WM-25, STIR-18.
Sonar: DSQS-23BZ.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x SCLAR, AN/SLQ-25 Nixie; ESM/ECM: EADS FL-1800S Stage II.
Helicopter: 2 x Sea Lynx Mk-88A.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1997 | 2005 | 2010

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