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Type 22 Class FG (1979) Specification 

Batch 1 - (Broadsword)

Crew :

235 To Type 22 Class (1979) FG Ships :
Displacement : 4,000 tons Standard;
4,500 tons Full Load. 

Dimensions :

430ft x 48ft 5in x 19ft 9in.
Range : 4,500 nm @ 18kts

Aircraft:

2 x Westland Lynx HAS1.
Armament: 4 x Exocet SSM;
2 x 6 Sea Wolf launchers;
32 missiles;
6 x 12.75in torpedo tubes (added 1982);
2 x 40mm Bofors.
Sensors : Type 967/968 medium range air and surface search radar;
Type 1006 Navigation Radar;
Type 910 Fire Control Radar;
Type 2016 Active Search and Attack sonar;
GWS25 Seawolf fire control
GWS50 Exocet fire control.
Power plant : COGOG;
2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM 3B gas turbines (50,000 shp);
2 x Rolls Royce Tyne RM1A gas turbines (8,500 shp);
4 x Paxman Ventura diesel generators;
twin shafts.

Max Speed :

30 Kts+ Olympus;
18 kts Tyne.

Batch 2 - (Boxer)

Crew :

265
Displacement : 4,200 tons Standard;
4,800 tons Full Load.

Dimensions :

485ft 6in x 48ft 3in x 17ft 5in.
Range : 7,500nm @ 18kts.

Aircraft :

2 x Westland Lynx HAS1
Armament: 4 x Exocet SSM;
2 x 6 Sea Wolf launchers;
32 missiles;
6 x 12.75in torpedo tubes;
2 x 40mm Bofors.
Sensors : Type 967/968 medium range air and surface search radar;
Type 1006 Navigation Radar;
Type 910 Fire Control Radar;
Type 2016 Active Search and Attack sonar;
Type 2031Z Passive Towed Array Sonar;
GWS25 Seawolf fire control
GWS50 Exocet fire control.
Power plant : COGOG;
2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM 3B gas turbines (50,000 shp);
2 x Rolls Royce Tyne RM1A gas turbines (8,500 shp);
4 x Paxman Ventura diesel generators;
twin shafts.

Max Speed :

30 Knots + Olympus;
18kts Tyne.

Batch 3 - (Cornwall)

Crew :

250 (301 max)
Displacement : 4,200 tons Standard, 4,900 tons Full load.

Dimensions :

485.9ft x 48.5ft x 21ft
148.1m x 14.8m x 6.4m
Range : 7,500 miles at 18 knots.

Aircraft:

1 x Merlin or 2 x Lynx  Helicopters. 
Armament;
Sea Skua anti-ship missiles,
Stingray anti-submarine torpedoes,
Mk 11 depth charges,
Machine guns.
Armament: 2 x fixed quad launchers, Harpoon SSM;
2 x sextuple launchers, Seawolf SAM;
1 x 4.5in (115mm) Mk8 gun;
1 x Goalkeeper 30mm CIWS;
2 x single 30mm guns.2 x triple 324mm (12.75in) torpedo tubes, Stingray torpedoes or torpedo decoys.
NATO Seagnat Decoy Launchers.
Sensors : Type 967/968 medium range air and surface search radar;
Type 1007 Navigation Radar;
Type 911 Fire Control Radar;
Type 2050 Active Search and Attack sonar;
Type 2031Z Passive Towed Array Sonar;
GSA 8B Sea Archer Optronic Director using Infra-red and TV tracking for both Seawolf and 4.5in gun.
GWS25 Sea Wolf fire control;
GWS60 Harpoon fire control.
Power plant : COGOG;
2 x Rolls Royce Spey SM1A Gas Turbines 29,500hp;
2 x Rolls Royce Tyne RM1A Gas Turbines 10,680hp;
Two shaft controllable pitch propellers.

Max Speed :

29 kts Olympus;
18 kts Tyne.
This page last edited - 15 June, 2012.

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