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Type 42

Specifications

Batch 1 & 2Batch 3
Length (OA) 412 ft
( 125.0 m )
463 ft
( 141.1 m )

Beam 47 ft
( 14.3 m )
49 ft
( 14.9 m )

Draft 19 ft (5.8 m )

Propulsion 2 Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines 50000 hp,
2 Rolls Royce Tyne gas turbines 9900 hp

Maximum Speed 29 knots

Armament 1 x Vickers 4.5" Mk 8 main gun forward
4 x 20 mm Oerlikon / BMARC anti-aircraft guns
2 x 20 mm 6 barrel GE Vulcan Phalanx CIWS
1 x twin Sea Dart SAM launcher forward
2 x twin Stingray torpedo launchers port / starboard

1 x Vickers 4.5" Mk 8 main gun forward
2 x 20 mm Oerlikon / BMARC anti-aircraft guns
2 x 20 mm 6 barrel GE Vulcan Phalanx CIWS
1 x twin Sea Dart SAM launcher forward
1 x Seawolf 32 canister SAM launcher forward
2 x triple Stingray torpedo launchers port / starboard
Countermeasures 4 x Sea Gnat 6 barrelled launchers
1 x Barricade IR decoy launcher
2 x DLF offboard decoys
1 x Towed torpedo decoy

4 x Sea Gnat 6 barrelled launchers
2 x DLF offboard decoys
1 x Towed torpedo decoy

Radar Type 992Q/993 surface / low level air search and target indication
(replaced by Type 996 3D air / surface search)

Type 1006 navigation

Type 992Q/993 surface / low level air search
(replaced by Type 996 3D air / surface search)

Type 965 AKE-2 air search
(replaced with Type 1022)

Type 1022 air search in place of Type 965 AKE-2
Aircraft: one Lynx HAS.3 helicopter

Complement253 - 312





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