|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Absalon||L16||191||Odense Værft, Lindø||28.11.2003||25.2.2004||10.1.2005||in service (2019)|
|Esbern Snare||L17||192||Odense Værft, Lindø||24.3.2004||24.6.2004||18.4.2005||in service (2019)|
|Displacement standard, t||4600|
|Displacement full, t||
|No of shafts||
2 MTU 20V800 M70 diesels
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
4 x 4 Harpoon Block II SSM (16 RGM-84C), 3 x 12 ESSM SAM (VLS, 36 RIM-162A), 2 x 2 Sea Stinger SAM (16 FIM-92), 1 x 1 - 127/62 Mk 45 mod.4, 2 x 1 - 35/90 Millenium, 4 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2 x 2 - 324 TT (MU-90), 2 helicopters (EH-101), 300 mines instead of landing capacity
|Military load||2x SRC90E launches, 46 vehicles or 12 tanks or 1700 t cargo or 32 containers, 130 troops|
|Electronic equipment||SMART-S Mk 2, 3x CEROS 200 Mk 3, Scanter 2001, 2x Furuno FR-2135 radars, Safire III e/o system, ASO-94-01 (DSQS-24C) sonar, ES-3701 ECM suite, 2x Sea Gnat DL-12T, 2x Sea Gnat DL-6T decoy RL, 9LV Mk 3 C-Flex, CCIS, MCCIS CCS|
125 + 75 command staff
SF 3000 project of flexible support ship. Ordered 16.10.2001 and delivered in July and November 2004 respectively for replacement of Falster class minelayers. Each ship has 5 StanFlex equipment containers (3.5x3.0x2.5m). 850m² helicopter deck is equipped with McTaggart-Scott arresting system. Vehicles can be landed from vehicle hangar (84.0xx10.0x4.5m, 915m²) via stern ramp, there are also side ports. There are 70 beds for marines but 60 additional beds can be installed in containers. Hangar can be refitted to hospital consisted of 25 specialized containerized modules. Ships received all their armament and electronics only in 2007 (Absalon) and 2008 (Esbern Snare).
No significant events.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.