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     F-452 Hydra     

Photo byMarch 1997. Odessa. Photo by A. Andreev.
Country: Greece.
Class, [Type]: Meko 200 HN, [FF].
Homeport: Salamis.

Callsign: SZCB ( Sierra Zula Charlie Bravo )

Builder: Blohm and Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
Laid down date: 17 December 1990.
Launch date: 25 June 1991.
Commission date: 15 October 1992.

Displacement ( tons ): 2700 standard, 3350 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 109 x 15 x 6.
Main machinery: CODOG: 2 x MTU 20V956 TB82 diesels ( 5200 hp ), 2 x GE LM-2500-30 gas turbines ( 30300 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 31.
Range ( miles ): 4100 at 16 knots.
Complement: 199 ( 27 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 127mm Mk45 Mod2A, 2 x 6 GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS 20mm.
Missiles: SSM: 2 x 4 Harpoon Block1C; SAM: 2 x VLS Mk48 Mod2 for 16 x RIM-7M NATO Sea Sparrow.
Torpedoes: 2 x 2 324mm Mk32 tubes ( 16 torpedoes Mk46 ).

Radar: Air: MW-08; Air/Surface: DA-08; Navigation: Decca 2690BT; Fire Control: 2 x STIR.
Sonar: DE 1160.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x Mk36 Mod2 SRBOC; AN/SLQ-25 Nixie towed torpedo decoy.
Helicopter: 1 x AB-212 ASW or S-70B Sea Hawk.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1997 | 2008

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Additional photo:

Additional photo Magnify imageAB-212 ASW organic helicopter on board the       HNS Hydra.

 

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