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) Ships-in-Class
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.
400.0 feet (121.92 meters) Length
47.0 feet (14.33 meters) Beam
20.0 feet (6.10 meters) Draught
3,000 tons Displacement
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. Propulsion
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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