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F122 Bremen Class Frigate

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203 plus 20 helicopter crew

Officer Accommodation

Single and 2-berth cabins

CPO Accommodation

2-berth and 4-berth

POS and Ratings

6, 8, 9 and 12-berth cabins

Overall Length


Design Length


Moulded Beam, at Design Draught




Maximum Speed


Maximum Cruising Speed



Over 40,000nm, up to three weeks

Auxiliary Systems

Full nuclear, chemical and biological warfare protection and air conditioning<br />2 x steam generators for heating<br />2 x fresh water evaporators<br />Fire-fighting plant<br />Facilities for replenishment at sea

Life-Saving Equipment

11 x inflatable rafts for 20 people each<br />1 x lifeboat

Combat Systems

Integrated CDS system<br />2 x Sea Lynx helicopters with dipping sonar and torpedo payload<br />Torpedoes, nissiles, guns, electronic warfare


2 separate propulsion plants


2 x gas turbine GE-type LM 2500


2 x diesel engine MTU type 20V 956 TB 92


2 x reduction gearboxes from Renk Tacke and BHS Getriebetechnik


2 x five-bladed controllable-pitch propellers from Sulzer-Escher Wyss GmbH

Stability and Manouvrability

Stabilisers<br />Rudder<br />Anchor<br />1 x non-retractable silent fin stabilisers<br />1 x semi-balanced rudder with rotary vane-type rudder engine<br />1 x bow anchor with electrically driven anchor capstan, 1 warping capstan aft

Electrical Power

2 x generating plants, 1,500kW, generating 440V, 60cps, 3-phase primary power

Helicopter Capability

Facilities for two helicopters of up to 9.5t maximum take-off weight<br />Helicopter hauldown, securing and traversing system

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