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HNLMS Van Amstel (F831)


Frigate Warship (1993)


Naval Warfare

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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 12/22/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1993

Origin
Netherlands national flag graphic
Netherlands

Status
COMMISSIONED
In Active Service.
Complement
154
PERSONNEL


Class
Karel Doorman-class
Number-in-Class
8
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


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 the Netherlands Netherlands
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Offshore Bombardment
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Land-Attack
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Maritime Patrol
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.
Fleet Support
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.


Length
400.0 ft
121.92 m
Beam
47.0 ft
14.33 m
Draught
20.0 ft
6.10 m
Displacement
3,000
tons


Installed Power: 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.
Surface Speed
30.0 kts
(34.5 mph)
Range
5,040 nm
(5,800 mi | 9,334 km)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 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).


Supported Types


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Graphical image of an aircraft Gatling-style rotating gun
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Graphical image of an aircraft anti-ship missile


(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
1 x NHIndustries NH90 medium-lift navy helicopter or similar; full-service flightdeck and hangar provided.


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