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Niels Juel 2002

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Niels Juel F354   Aalborg Værft 20.10.1976 17.2.1978 26.8.1980 stricken 8.2009
Olfert Fischer F355   Aalborg Værft 6.12.1978 15.1.1980 16.10.1981 stricken 8.2009
Peter Tordenskiold F356   Aalborg Værft 3.12.1979 30.4.1980 2.4.1982 stricken 8.2009


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1100
Displacement full, t

1450

Length, m

80.0 pp 84.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.3

Draught, m

3.10 hull 4.5 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

CODOG: 1 General Electric LM-2500 gas turbine / 1 MTU 20V956 TB82 diesel

Power, h. p.

25000 / 5210

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

diesel / gas turbine oil 130

Endurance, nm(kts)

2500(18)

Armament

2 x 4 Harpoon SSM (8 RGM-84A), 1 x 8 NATO-Sea Sparrow SAM (8 RIM-7M), 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 1 DCR

Electronic equipmentAWS-5, 2x Scanter Mil 009, 9GR600, 9LV200, 2x Mk 95 radars, PMS-26 sonar, Cutlass B-1 ECM suite, CEPLO CCS
Complement

90



Standard scale images


<i>Niels Juel </i>1980
Niels Juel 1980
<i>Niels Juel </i>2000
Niels Juel 2000


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<i>Niels Juel </i>2002
Niels Juel 2002


Project history

An interesting design incorporating equipment from many countries. The planned ASW torpedo system (2 twin 324mm Mk 32 TTs) was never fitted. Ordered 5.12.1975. Usually carried only four Harpoons.

Modernizations

late 1980s, all: + 2x Sea Gnat DL-6T decoy RL

1998, Peter Tordenskiold; 1999, Niels Juel; 2000, Olfer Fischer: - 2 x 4 Harpoon SSM, 1 x 8 NATO Sea Sparrow SAM, AWS-5 radar, 2x Sea Gnat DL-6T decoy RL, CEPLO CCS; + 2 x 4 Harpoon Block II SSM (8 RGM-84F), 2 x 6 Sea Sparrow SAM (VLS, 12 RIM-7P) (usually only 6 silos with 6 missiles), TRS-3D16 radar, 2x Sea Gnat DL-12T decoy RL, 9LV Mk 3 CCS

2002-2004, all: - 2 x 6 Sea Sparrow SAM; + 2 x 12 ESSM SAM (VLS, 24 RIM-162A), 2 x 2 Stinger SAM (16 FIM-92)

Naval service

No significant events.