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FUTURE WARSHIPS

 

F-100 frigate

 Spain

Displacement: 5761 tons full
Length: 146.7m

Width: 17.5 meters
Propulsion: 2 diesels turbines

 2 gas turbines


Crew: 229
Helicopters: 2
Radar: SPY-1D (Aegis)


Armament: 1 X 48 cell VLS (64 missiles)

1 X 5inch gun

4 torpedo tubes

8 Harpoon missiles


Missions:

 Air-Defense***Anti-Surface Warfare***Anti-Submarine
Warfare***Fleet Flagship

 

 

 

Agosta 90B Submarine

France

Length- 202 ft
Displacement- 2050 tons full
max speed- 17 knots
Range- 10,000 miles


Weapons-
4 torpedo tubes
16 torpedoes
Exocet missiles


Propulsion:

 Diesel/electric or Air Independent Propulsion
 3600hp/2200kw
 
 http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/agosta/index.html

 

British Future Aircraft Carrier
(CVF
)


Length- 1000 ft
Displacement- 60,000 tons
max speed- 30+ knots
Range- 8,000 miles


Weapons-
50 Joint Strike Fighters


Propulsion:

 Integrated Full Electric Propulsion
4 Gas Turbines


Crew- 1200
for more see http://www.mod.uk/dpa/projects/cvf.htm
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Corvette Eilat

Israel


Length- 281 feet
width- 34 feet
displacement- 1207 tons full
max speed- 33 knots
Range-
4000 miles
24 days endurance


Weapons-
8 Harpoon anti-ship missiles
8 Gabriel anti-ship missiles
2 vertical launchers for Barak surface to air missiles (64)
1 76 mm OTO Breda gun
1 20 mm CIWS
6 Mk 32 Torpedo tubes


Propulsion:
2 diesel engines for cruising (rated at 6600hp)
LM2500 gas turbine for high speeds (rated at 30000hp)
2 controllable pitch propellers

***For its size, probably the most heavily armed warship in the world.
***Built by Northrop-Grumman (Formerly Litton-Ingalls)
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 Stealth Frigate Lafayette

France


Length- 410.1 feet
Displacement- 3500 tons
Speed- 25 knots
Range-
9000 miles
50 days endurance
Crew- 164


Weapons-
Exocet SSM 2X4 cell launchers
Crotale Naval SAM with 24 missiles
1X100mm DCN gun
2X20mm Giat guns


Propulsion:
4 diesel engines
21,000 hp

notes***14 of these excellent vessels have been ordered by France, Taiwan
, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia.
***May be upgraded to fire Aster 15 SAM in a vertical launcher with 16
missiles.
See: http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/lafayette/index.html

 


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Amphibious Ship "Rotterdam"

The Netherlands


Length- 532.2 feet
Width- 82.5 feet
Displacement- 14,000 tons full
Speed-18 knots max
Range-
6000 miles @ 12 knots
10 days endurance
Crew-
124 sailors
600+ troops
Weapons-
2 Goalkeeper CIWS
4X20mm Oerlikon guns
Aircraft- up to 6 medium helicopters
Propulsion-
4 diesel generators 14MW
2 Holec Motors 12MW
2 shafts
combat load-
170 armored personnel carriers or
33 main battle tanks
6 landing craft
4 LCU or LCM
see: http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/rotterdam/index.html

***
notes
Second vessel "Johan De Witt" to be built in 2007.
Similar to Spanish Galicia class.

 

 


Trimaran RV Triton

Great Britain

Length- 344.5 feet
Width- 65.6 feet
Displacement- 1100 tons
Speed- 20 knots
Range- 3000 miles

Crew- 12 civilians + 12 trials crew
Weapons- see notes
Propulsion-
2x2 MW diesel generators
2x350 KW electric motors

notes***.
*Under going test by US Navy and Britain.
*Not armed, but add-ons are possible.
*Naval studies include offshore patrol vessel, Mini Landing Platform
*Helicopter ship, rapid deployment support ship, and Littoral Combat
Ship.
Advantages of trimaran hull over conventional:
*reduced costs.
*Reduced hull signature.
*Less drag.
*Increased speeds,
*Greater stability.
*More room for flight operations.

To view video: http://www.janes.com/defence/video/tritan.shtml

 

MEKO A-200 FRIGATE
Germany


Length- 389.4 feet
Width- 51.8 feet
Displacement- 3800 tons
Speed- 29 knots
Range- 4000 miles

Crew- 130
Weapons-
16 VLS cells at center line
8 VLS forward
127mm gun
2 Rolling-Air-Frame missile launchers

Propulsion:
Diesels & Gas turbines
3 shafts:
2 outer diesel shafts + 1 center gas turbine propeller for high speeds

Hangar has room for 10 ton helo

High performance AAW sensor including German APAR or SMART-1, and
possibly American SPY-1.

Over 50 frigates and corvettes use Blohm + Voss MEKO design.
The project emphasizes three basic concepts:

1. Modularity

2. Survivability

3. Signature reduction

Source: Blohm + Voss- http://www.blohmvoss.com/index.html

 


GEPARD- Base Platform

RUSSIA

Length- 335.3 feet
Width- 44.6 feet
Displacement- 2100 tons
Speed- 28 knots
Range- 6000 miles

Crew- 131
Weapons:
8 Uran/Switchblade cruise missiles
1 Osa-MA SAM system
1-76mm cannon
2x2- 533mm torpedo tubes

1 ASW helo
1 AEW helo

Propulsion:
1 diesel turbine- 8000 shp
2 gas turbine- 59,600 shp
2 variable pitch propellers

NOTES:
“Gepard” Base Platform Concept

1. Ocean Patrol Ship- Economic zone patrol, primary search and rescue,
and environmental monitoring.

2. Corvette- Guarding territorial and economic waters, and engaging air,
surface, and undersea targets, and act as minelayer.

3. Guided Missile Frigate- Engage ships, submarines, and aircraft either
alone or in company with other warships.


*Hull Partitions into 10 watertight compartments.
Source: Globalsecurity.org