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Knox Class Frigates

Vessel Type

ASW Frigate

Builders

Todd Shipyard, Seattle and San Pedro, Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company, Avondale Shipyard

Operators

Republic of China Navy (ROCN), Mexican Navy, Royal Thai Navy, Turkish Navy

Crew

285

Full load Displacement

4,200t

Speed

27kt

Length

133.5m

Beam

14.3m

Draft

7.5m

Missiles

Mk-16 eight-cell missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles RIM-7 Sea Sparrow BPDMS/Phalanx close-in weapon system (CIWS)

Gun

1 x 5-inch / 54 caliber MK 42 gun

Torpedoes

4 x MK-46 torpedoes

System

AN/SLQ-32 Electronics Warfare (EW)

Radars

AN/SPS-40 air search radar AN/SPS-67 surface search radar

Sonars

AN/SQS-26 sonar AN/SQS-35 IVDS sonar AN/SQR-18 towed array sonar

Turbine

1 x Geared turbine

Boilers

Two

Power

26MW
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