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Sachsen class


Type 124


Overview


Sachsen class

German navy frigate Sachsen seen in Wilhelmshaven in 2017.
Source: Elin Dahmer - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Germany
Type
Frigate
Entered service
2004
Status
In service
Development
1993 - 1996
Developer
Germany
Production
1999 - 2006
Producer
Germany - Blohm + Voss
Germany - Howaldtswerke
Germany - Thyssen Nordseewerke
Number produced
3
Designations
Type 124
Notable users
Germany

Details


Facts Sachsen class
General
Origin
Germany
Type
Frigate
Complement
230 including 39 officers and 13 aircrew
Dimensions
Displacement
5.700 t full load
Length
143 m overall
132.2 m at waterline
Beam
17.4 m
Draft
6.9 m at sonar dome
5 m hull
Propulsion
Arrangement
CODAG
Machinery
2x MTU 20V 1163 TB93 diesel
1x LM 2500 PF/MLG gas turbine
Power output
23.5 MW for gas turbine
2x 7.4 MW for diesels
Propulsion
2 shafts, controllable pitch propellers
Mobility
Speed
29 knots
Range
4.000 nm at 18 knots
Sensors
Air search
1x Thales SMART-L
Air/surface search
1x Thales APAR
Optronic director
1x STN Atlas MSP 500
Navigation
2x STN Atlas 9600M ARPA
Sonar
1x STN Atlas DSQS-21B hull mounted sonar
Systems
Combat data management
CDS F124
Communications
Link 11, Link 16
Electronic warfare
EADS MAIGRET
Electronic warfare
FL 1800 S-II intercept and jammer
Decoyrs
6x Mk 36 SRBOC (repaced by MASS)
Decoys
4x Rheinmetall MASS-4L
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 76mm Compatto
Self defense
2x 27mm MLG-27
Self defense
4x 12.7mm M2HB
SSM
Anti-ship
2x4 RGM-84F Harpoon Block 1D
SAM
VLS
32-cell Mk 41 VLS
Medium range
24x Standard SM-2 Block IIIA
Short range
32x RIM-162B ESSM
CIWS
2x 21-cell Mk 49 for RIM-116 RAM
ASW
Torpedo tubs
2x3 324mm Mk 32 Mod 7
Torpedo types
MU90 Impact
Aircraft
Facilities
Flight deck and hangar for up to 2 medium size helicopters
Supported types
NH-90 NFH or Super Lynx Mk 88A

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