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Type 23 Duke Class (1990)
General Purpose Frigate FF Specification 

Crew :

181. To Duke Class (1990) FF Ships :
 Displacement : 3,500 tons standard, 4,200 tons full load.

Dimensions :

436.2ft x 52,8ft x 18ft
(133m x 16.1m x 7.3m)
Range : 8,980 miles (14,450km) @ 15 knots.

Sensors :

Type 996 3D air and surface search radar;
Type 1007 navigation radar;
Type 911 fire control;
Type 2050 bow mounted active search and attack sonar;
Type 2031Z passive towed array or Type 2087 towed active and passive array sonar;

Aircraft :

1 x Merlin HM 1, or 1 x Lynx helicopter.
Armament : 2 x quad launchers, Harpoon long-range SSM;
32-canister VLS Silo Seawolf short-range SAM;
1 x 4.5in (115mm) Mk8 automatic gun;
2 x fixed twin 324mm (12.75in) torpedo tubes with automatic reload, Stingray torpedoes.
Power plant : CODLAG;
2 x Rolls Royce Spey SM1A gas turbines, 31,000hp;
4 x Paxman 12CM diesels, 8,100 hp;
2 x GEC motors;
Twin shafts.

Max Speed :

28kt.
This page last edited - 17 April, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.