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     CG-66 Hue City      

Photo byJune 2017. Mediterranean Sea. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: USA.
Class, [Type]: Ticonderoga, [CG].
Homeport: Norfolk.

Callsign: NHUE ( November Hotel Uniform Echo )

Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, USA.
Laid down date: 20 February 1989.
Launch date: 1 June 1990.
Сommission date: 14 September 1991.

Displacement ( tons ): 9750 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 173 x 16,8 x 10,2.
Main machinery: 4 x GE LM 2500 gas turbines ( 86000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 32.
Range ( miles ): 6000 at 20 knots.
Complement: 400 ( 33 officers ).

Guns: 2 x 1 127mm Mk45 Mod2, 2 x 1 25mm Mk38 Bushmaster, 2 x 6 20mm GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS block1B, 4 x 1 12,7mm.
Missiles: GDC 2 x 61 VLS Mk41: 122 mix of BGM-109 Tomahawk, RIM-66M-5 Standard SM-2MR, RIM-156A SM-2ER, RIM-162A ESSM, RIM-174A Standard SM-ERAM, RUM-139 VL ASROC; SSM: 2 x 4 RGM-84 Harpoon.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32; 36 x Mk46 Mod5. 

Radar: Air: AN/SPY-1A, AN/SPS-49; Surface: AN/SPS-73; Fire Control: AN/SPQ-9A; 4 x AN/SPG-62 target illumination; TACAN: AN/URN-25, IFF Mk12 AIMS AN/UPX-2.
Sonar: AN/SQQ-89 combined with an active hull sonar AN/SQS-53B, AN/SQR-19 TACTAS.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x SRBOC Mk36 launchers; Towed torpedo decoye AN/SLQ-25 Nixie; ESM/ECM: AN/SLQ-32V(3).
Helicopter: 2 x SH-60B Sea Hawk LAMPS III or MH-60R.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2017 

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Additional photo:

Additional photo Magnify image   July 2017. Odessa. Photo by I. Oprujak.

 


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