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HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509)

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HMCS Protectuer is in active service with the Canadian Navy as of 2013 despite her 1960s-era design and construction.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/22/2019
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Year: 1969
Ships-in-Class: 1
Named Ships: HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509)
Complement: 365
Length: 564.3 ft (172.00 m)
Width: 75.5 ft (23.01 m)
Height: 32.9 ft (10.03 m)
Displacement (Surface): 8,400 tons
Propulsion: 2 x Babcock and Wilcox boilers with 1 x General Electric steam turbine.
Speed (Surface): 20 kts (23 mph)
Range: 4,084 nm (4,700 miles; 7,564 km)
Operators: Canada


2 x 20mm Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs)
6 x 12.7mm heavy machine guns

Air Wing

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