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HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509)

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HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509)

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OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



HMCS Protectuer is in active service with the Canadian Navy as of 2013 despite her 1960s-era design and construction.
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ORIGIN: Canada
YEAR: 1969
SHIP CLASS: Protecteur-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (1): HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509)
OPERATORS: Canada
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMCS Protecteur (AOR-509) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 365
LENGTH: 564.3 feet (172.00 meters)
BEAM: 75.5 feet (23.01 meters)
DRAUGHT: 32.9 feet (10.03 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 8,400 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x Babcock and Wilcox boilers with 1 x General Electric steam turbine.
SPEED (SURFACE): 20 knots (23 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 4,084 nautical miles (4,700 miles; 7,564 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



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



3 x Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King navy helictopers




MEDIA