Frigate KD Syarif Masahor (2502)

Frigate KD Syarif Masahor (2502) 0

Basic information

Country of build:
Laid down:

Ship measurements

3,100 t
111 m
16 m
3.85 m


Propulsion system:
  • 4 * MTU 20V 1163 M94, each rated at 7,400 kW (9,925 shp)
  • Total output: 29,600 kW (39,694 shp)
28 knots
5,000 nmi (9,300 km; 5,800 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)



Combat assets

  • Combat System: DCNS SETIS
  • Search radar: Thales SMART-S Mk2
  • Fire control radar: Rheinmetall TMEO Mk2 electro-optical tracking system & TMX/EO Mk2
  • Sonar: Thales CAPTAS-2 ASW suite with hull sonar & towed array sonar
  • Thales Vigile ESM
  • Wallop/Esterline Super Barricade decoy system
  • 1 * Bofors 57 mm gun
  • 2 * MSI DS30M 30 mm cannon
  • 16 * VL Mica (planned) in Sylver VLS
  • 8 * Naval Strike Missile SSM
  • 2 * triple torpedo launcher
  • Various types of UAVs and helicopter, weighing up to 10 tons

KD Syarif Masahor is the second ship of Maharaja Lela-class frigate built locally by Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC). She build based on enlarged version of DCNS's Gowind-class design. The ship named after Syarif Masahor, in honour of the Sarawak warrior during British colonialism.

Under a contract valued of RM9 billion, BHIC was contracted to built a total of six class of this ship for RMN. Like her sister ships, Syarif Masahor has a length of 111 metres, a beam of 16 metres and a draught of 3.85 metres. The ship has displacement of 3100 tonnes and a complement of 138. As for the weapon systems, she equipped with one Bofors 57 mm gun and two MSI DS30M 30 mm cannon. There was 16 Sylver VLS allocated on the deck of the ship for the surface-to-air missile and 8 Naval Strike Missile anti-ship missile for anti surface warfare. For the anti-submarine capabilities, the ship equipped with two J+S fixed triple torpedo launcher.

No comments yet