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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

HALLAND destroyers (1955-1956)

Halland 1960

Halland 1978

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Halland 18, 1966- J18 Götaverken, Göteborg 1951 16/7/1952 8/6/1955 stricken 6/1987
Småland 19, 1966- J19 Eriksberg, Göteborg 1951 23/10/1952 12/1/1956 stricken 7/1984

Displacement standard, t

2630

Displacement full, t

3400

Length, m

116.0 wl 121.0 oa

Breadth, m

12.6

Draught, m

5.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

de Laval geared steam turbines, 2 Penhoët boilers

Power, h. p.

58000

Max speed, kn

35

Fuel, t

oil 524

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(20)

Armament

1 x 2 Rb315 SSM (2 Rb315), 2 x 2 - 120/50 M50, 1 x 2 - 57/60 M50, 6 x 1 - 40/70 M48, 1 x 5 - 533 TT, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 x 4 - 375 M50 ASWRL, 2 DCR, 58 mines, 2 x 6 - 103 RFL on 120mm turrets

Sensors Scanter 009, Saturn, M45 radars, sonars

Complement

290

Ship project history: Voted 19 November 1948. First non-Soviet destroyers with anti-ship missiles. Bofors 120mm guns were fully automatic (40rpm) and also AA. Missile magazine was below aft superstructure with launcher above the aft triple TT.

    In 1955 there were voted Lappland and Värmland, but their building was newer begun and they were cancelled in 1958.

Modernizations: 1962, Halland; 1964, Småland: - 1 x 1 Rb315 SSM; + 1 x 2 Rb08 SSM (2 Rb08)

1967, Småland; 1969, Halland: - 1 x 2 Rb08 SSM, Scanter 009, M45 radars; + 1 x 2 Rb20 SSM (2 Rb20), LW-02/03, 9LV 200 Mk 2, WM20 radars

1980, Halland: - LW-02/03 radar

Naval service: Halland served as TS from 1980.

Småland 1979

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