Corvette Magdeburg (F 261)

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Classification

Type:
type: Patrol craft

Basic information

Namesake:
Magdeburg is the capital city and the largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the Elbe River.
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: L├╝rssen Werft
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
1840 t
Length:
89.12 m
Beam:
13.28 m
Draught:
3.4 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * MTU 20V 1163 TB 93 diesel engines producing 14.8MW
  • 2 * controllable-pitch propellers
Speed:
26 knots
Range:
4,000 nmi (7,400 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)

Crew

Complement:
65

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • Cassidian TRS-3D multifunction Passive electronically scanned array C-Band radar
  • 2 * navigation radars
  • MSSR 2000 i IFF system
  • MIRADOR electro-optical sensors
  • UL 5000 K ESM suite
  • Link 11 and Link 16 communications
  • 2 * TKWA/MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) decoy launcher
Armament:
  • 1 * OTO Melara 76 mm gun
  • 2 * Mauser BK-27 autocannons
  • 4 * RBS-15 Mk.3 anti-ship missiles
  • 2 * 21-cell RAM CIWS missile launchers
  • 2 * mine racks of 34 * naval mines Mk 12
Aircraft:
  • 2 * Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial vehicle helicopters
  • Helicopter pad
  • Hangar for two Camcopter S-100

The Magdeburg is a Braunschweig-class corvette of the German Navy. It is the second unit of this class and the fourth ship named Magdeburg in a German Navy. The name predecessors were two small cruisers of the Imperial Navy, from the years 1911 and 1917, and Krake-class minesweeper of the Volksmarine.

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