TYPE-26 FRIGATE

  • Ships in class:
    NAMENUMBER LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
    Glasgow - - -
  • Length:
    • 149.9 meters.
  • Beam:
    • 20.8 meters
  • Displacement:
    • 6,900 tons.
  • Propulsion:
    • COmbined Diesel eLectric Or Gas (CODLOG)
    • 1 Rolls Royce MT30 Gas Turbine of 36,000 MW
    • 4 MTU diesel gensets powered by Type 20V 4000 M53B engines
    • 2 electric motors
    • 2 variable pitch propellers
  • Speed:
    • 26 knots.
  • Range:
    • 7,000 NM
  • Complement:
    • 118
  • Sensors:
    • Air/surface radar: Type 997 ARTISAN (Advanced Radar Target Indication Situational Awareness and Navigation)
    • Navigation radar: Kelvin Hughes Ltd SharpEye
    • Thales Type 2050 hull sonar
    • Thales Type 2087 towed array sonar
  • ESM/ECM:
    • Thales Scorpion 2
  • Countermeasures:
    • Mk 251 Sea Gnat
    • Type 182 towed torpedo decoys
  • Systems:
    • Combat Management Systems: BAE CMS-1
    • Data Link 11/16/22
    • Rohde & Schwarz NAVICS Integrated communications systems
    • Communications SHF SATCOM, INMARSAT, UHF, HF, VHF.
  • Weapons:
    • 1 Lockheed Martin Mk41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) with 24 cells for Sea Ceptor, Tomahawk y LRASM (Long Range Anti-Ship Missile)
    • 1 gun BAE Mk-45 5/62"
    • 2 DS30M Mark 2 Automated Small Calibre Gun
    • 2 CIWS Raytheon Phalanx Block 1B
    • SEA Lightweight Torpedo Launcher for Stingray Mod. 1 torpedoes
  • Aircraft carried:
    • The flight deck will be of sufficient size to handle large helicopters like Merlin and especially, Chinook.
    • The hangar can accommodate up to two helicopters the size of a AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat or AgustaWestland Merlin.[48] The hangar also has space to accommodate Unmanned aerial vehicles.
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