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HNLMS Van Amstel (F831)


Frigate Warship


Naval Warfare / Ships

Of the original eight Karel Doorman frigates taken on by the Royal Netherlands Navy, just two - including Van Amstel - remain with the service.



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Specifications



Year:
1993
Status
Commissioned, in Active Service
Complement
154 Personnel
Ship Class [ Karel Doorman-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 8 ] Ship Names: HNLMS Karel Doorman (F827); HNLMS Willem van der Zaan (F829); HNLMS Tjerk Hiddes (F830); HNLMS Van Amstel (F831); HNLMS Abraham van der Hulst (F832); HNLMS Van Nes (F833); HNLMS Van Galen (F834); HNLMS Van Speijk (F828)
National flag of Netherlands Netherlands
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
400 ft (121.92 m)
Width / Beam:
47 ft (14.33 m)
Height / Draught:
20 ft (6.10 m)
Displacement (Surface):
3,000 tons
CODOG (COmbined Diesel-Or-Gas): 2 x Rolls-Royce Spey 1A gas turbines developing 16,700 horsepower each with 2 x Stork-Werkspoor diesel engines developing 4,895 horsepower each driving 2 x Shafts under stern.
Speed (Surface):
30 kts (35 mph)
Range:
5,040 nm (5,800 miles; 9,334 km)
1 x 76mm (3") OTO-Melara turreted deck gun.
1 x 16-cell RIM-7 "Sea Sparrow" Vertical Launch System (VLS).
8 x "Harpoon" Anti-Ship Missiles (ASMs).
1 x "Goalkeeper" Close-In Weapon System (CIWS).
2 x 324mm Mk.32 Twin Torpedo Tubes (Mk.46 torpedo family).
2 to 4 x 12.7mm Browning M2 Heavy Machine Guns (HMGs).
2 to 6 x 7.62mm FN MAG Medium Machine Guns (MMGs).
1 x NHIndustries NH90 medium-lift navy helicopter or similar; full-service flightdeck and hangar provided.

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