A Halland class destroyer with its two M1950 turrets on the front and aft deck.
Source: Koster -
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2 built of 4 initially planned
J18 (lead ship pennant number)
3.400 t full load
2.790 t standard (after Rb 08 and radar updates)
2.670 t standard (as commissioned)
2x Penhoët type 40 watertube boilers
2x De Laval steam turbine, operating at 40 bar using 420° superheated steam
58.000 hp combined
35 knots in practice
3.000 nm at 12 knots
Hollandse Signaal Apparaten M22
2x2 120mm Bofors M/50
1x2 57mm Bofors M/50
6x1 40mm Bofors L/70
1x2 Rb 08 subsonic anti-ship missiles, reloads below deck (fitted to both ships in 1965 - 1966)
2x4 533mm tubes (before Rb 08 refit)
1x3 and 1x5 tube after Rb 08 refit
2x4 375mm Bofors M/50
Note: incomplete list
120mm Bofors M1950
The Halland class is armed with two twin gun 120mm Bofors M1950 naval gun turrets. One on the bow and one at the stern.
57mm Bofors M1950
A single turret armed with two water-cooled 57mm L/60 anti-aircraft guns is located on the bow, superfiring over the forward 120mm naval gun mount.
Bofors 375mm M/50
Two quadruple Bofors M/50 anti-submarine depth charge launchers are fitted to the Halland class.
In the mid 1960's the Halland class was retrofitted with a twin rail launcher for the Rb 08 anti-ship missile. Below deck additional missiles were stored.
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