Defoe Shipbuilding Company - USA
HMAS Perth (D 38); HMAS Hobart (D 39); HMAS Brisbane (D 41)
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
2 x General Electric steam turbines developing 70,000 horsepower; 2 x Screws.
(6,904 miles | 11,111 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
2 x 127mm/54 (5in/54) Mk 42 deck guns.
1 x Mk 13 Mod 6 SM-1MR Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) launcher.
2 x 20mm Mk 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs).
2 x 324mm Mk 32 triple-torpedo tubes