De Zeven Provincien Class (LCF)

The evolved Sea Sparrow missile (ESSM) fitted on the De Zeven Provincien LCF has a new rocket motor and tail control to provide increased speed, range and manoeuvrability.



  • The De Zeven Provincien air defence and command (LCF) frigate.
  • The first of class was commissioned in April 2002.
  • Thales APAR (Active Phased Array) multi-function radar installed on a Naval vessel
  • Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) being fired from Naval vessel
  • De Zeven Provincien Class (LCF) frigate travelling at sea
  • Thales Smart-L three-dimensional radar installed on Naval vessel
  • Mirador electro-optic surveillance, tracking and fire control system
  • The Harpoon surface-to-surface missile system.
  • Scout low-probability-of-intercept radar system on a Naval vessel
  • NH 90 helicopter in flight above the ocean banking sharply to the right