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     D-32 Daring     

Photo byApril 2017. Varna. Photo by N. Zlatev.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Type 45, [DDG]
Homeport: Portsmouth.

Callsign: GPLA ( Golf Papa Lima Alfa )

Builder: BAE Systems Naval Ships, Govan and Scotstoun on the River Clyde, U.K.
Laid down date: 28 March 2003.
Launch date: 1 February 2006.
Commission date: 23 July 2009.

Displacement ( tons ): 5900 standard, 7570 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 152,4 x 21,2 x 5,3.
Main machinery: 2 x RR WR21 gas turbines ( 28800 hp ), 2 x GE Power Conversion motors ( 27700 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 31.
Range ( miles ): 7000 at 18 knots.
Complement: 191.

Guns: 1 x 1 114mm Mk8 Mod1, 2 x 6 GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 Mod1b CIWS 20mm, 2 x 1 Oerlikon 30mm, 2 x 1 7,62 MGs.
Missiles: SSM: 2 x 4 Harpoon; SAM: 1 x 48-cell Sylver A50 VLS for a combination of 48: Aster 15, Aster 30 missiles.

Radar: Air: Type 1046; Air/Surface: Type 1045; Navigation: Type 1047, 1048.
Sonar: Ultra/EDO MFS-7000.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x Sea Gnat; Surface ship torpedo defence; ESM/ECM: Type 675.
Helicopter: 2 x Lynx HMA8 or 1 x Merlin HM1.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2017

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Additional photo:

Additional photo Magnify image   April 2017. Varna. Photo by N. Zlatev.

Additional photo Magnify image   October 2016. Gulf of Aden. Photo by S. Nikitenko.

Additional photo Magnify image   October 2016. Gulf of Aden. Photo by S. Nikitenko.
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