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BESKYTTEREN frigate (1976)


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Beskytteren 1977

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Beskytteren F340   Aalborg Værft 15.12.1974 27.5.1975 27.2.1976 to Estonia 11.2000 (Admiral Pitka)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

1970

Length, m

74.4

Breadth, m

11.8

Draught, m

4.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

4 Burmeister & Wain Alpha diesels

Power, h. p.

7440

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

6000(13)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 26, 1 helicopter (Alouette III)

Electronic equipmentAWS-1/CWS-2, NWS-1, NWS-2 radars, PMS-26 sonar
Complement

60



Standard scale images


<i>Beskytteren </i>1980
Beskytteren 1980
<i>Beskytteren </i>2000
Beskytteren 2000


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<i>Beskytteren </i>1977
Beskytteren 1977


Project history

Officially rated as 'inspection vessel' (Fishery protection). Modified Hvidbjørnen. Specialty designed and equipped for fishery protection in Greenland waters.

Modernizations

1982: - Alouette III helicopter; + Lynx helicopter

1987: - AWS-1/CWS-2, NWS-1, NWS-2 radars; + AWS-6, Scanter Mil 009 radars, Cutlass B-1 ECM suite, 2x Sea Gnat decoy RL

Naval service

No significant events.