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RSS Stalwart (72)

Guided Missile Stealth Frigate Warship

RSS Stalwart, a guided missile frigate, makes up one portion of the six-strong Formidable-class in service with the Republic of Singapore Navy.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 4/25/2018
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Year: 2009
Status: Commissioned, in Active Service
Ships-in-Class: 6
Named Ships: RSS Formidable (68); RSS Intrepid (69); RSS Steadfast (70); RSS Tenacious (71); RSS Stalwart (72); RSS Supreme (73)
Complement: 90
Length: 115 ft (35.05 m)
Width: 16.2 ft (4.94 m)
Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)
Displacement (Surface): 3,500 tons
Propulsion: 4 x ISM V1708 diesel generators developing 4,300 horsepower with 4 x MTU 20V 8000 M90 engines developing 44,000 horsepower in CODAD arrangement.
Speed (Surface): 27 kts (31 mph)
Range: 4,201 nm (4,835 miles; 7,781 km)
Operators: Singapore


1 x 76mm OTO-Melara radpi-fire turreted deck gun
1 x 32-cell Vertical Launch System (VLS) (MBDA Aster missiles).
2 x RGM-84C "Harpoon" Anti-Ship Missile (ASM) quad launchers.
2 x B515 triple torpedo tubes (EuroTrop A244/S Mode 3 torpedoes).
4 x 12.7mm CIS 50MG Heavy Machine Guns (HMGs)

Air Wing

2 x Medium-lift navy helicopters (full-service hangar and helipad).
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