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Jebat / Lekiu class light frigates

GEC Naval Systems Frigate 2000 design with a modern combat data system and automated machinery control. Delivery dates were delayed by weapon system integration problems but both arrived in Malaysia early 2000. Form 23rd Frigate Squadron.

Number Name Year Notes
29 Jebat 1999
30 Lekiu 1999

Builders Yarrow (Shipbuilders), Glasgow
Displacement, tons 1845 standard, 2390 full load
Dimensions, feet (metres) 346 oa, 319.9 wl x 42 x 11.8
(105.5, 97.5 x 12.8 x 3.6)
Main machinery CODAD, 4 MTU 20V 1163TB93 diesels,
33300 hp(m)(24.5MW) sustained,
2 shafts, Kamewa cp props
Speed, knots 28.
Range, n miles 5000 at 14 kt
Complement 146 (18 officers)
Decoys 2 Super Barricade 12-barrelled launchers for chaff,
Graseby Sea Siren torpedo decoy.
Weapons control Radamec 2400 Optronic director.
Thomson-CSF ITL 70 (for Exocet),
GEC-Marconi Type V 3901 thermal imager.
Air search Signaal DA08, E/F-band.
Navigation Racal Decca, I-band.
Fire control 2 2 Marconi 1802. I/J-band.
Sonar Thomson Sintra Spherion,
hull-mounted active search and attack,
medium frequency.
Helicopters 1 Westland Super Lynx.
Armament: 8 MM40 Exocet SSM,
16 cell VLS for Seawolf SAM,
1 57mm/70 DP,
2 30 mm AA,
2 triple 12.75 inch torpedo tubes

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