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Vasco da Gama Class Frigates

Crew

182

Builders

Blohm + Voss, HDW

Operator

Portuguese Navy

Length

115.9m

Beam

14.8m

Draft

5.9m

Full Load Displacement

3,200t

Maximum Speed

32kt

Range

4,600nmi @ 18kt

Missiles

8 x RGM-84 Harpoon 8 x RIM-7 Sea Sparrow

Gun

1 x 100mm Mod68 CADAM

CIWS

1 x Phalanx close-in weapon system

Torpedoes

2 x 324mm Mk32 Mod 5 torpedo tubes

ESM

APECS II/AR-700 interceptor/jammer suite

Decoys

Mk 36 Mod 1 SRBOC

Radars

Type 1007 navigation radar, Thales DA08 early warning radar, Thales MW08 3D air/surface search radar, General Dynamics Mk 90 Phalanx fire control radar and two Thales STIR 180 fire-control radars

Sonar

SQS510 hull mounted sonar

Type

CODOG (Combined Diesel or Gas)

Engines

2 x 8.14MW MTU 20V 956 TB92 diesels

Turbines

2 x 8MW General Electric LM2500 gas turbines
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