Corvette HSwMS Härnösand (K 33)

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Classification

Ship class:
Type:
type: Corvette

Basic information

Namesake:
Härnösand
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Kockums Naval Solutions
Operator:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
266008000

Ship measurements

Displacement:
650 t
Length:
72.6 m
Beam (overall):
10.4 m
Draught:
2.5 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODAG
  • 2 * KaMeWa Waterjets
  • 4 * Honeywell TF 50 A gas turbines, total rating 16 MW
  • 2 * MTU Friedrichshafen 16 V 2000 N90 diesel engines, total rating 2.6 MW
Speed:
35 knots
Range:
2,500 nmi (4,600 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h)

Crew

Complement:
43

Combat assets

Armor:
  • Kockums GHOST Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)Hull
Electronics:
  • Ericsson Sea Giraffe ABM 3D surveillance radar
  • CEROS 200 Fire Control Radar system
  • Condor CS-3701 Tactical Radar Surveillance System
  • Hull-mounted sonar
  • Towed array sonar system
  • Rheinmetall Waffe Munition MASS (Multi-Ammunition Softkill) decoy system
Armament:
  • 1 * 57 Mk3
  • 8 * RBS15 Mk2 AShM
  • 4 * 400mm topredo tubes (ASW torpedoes)
  • ASW gernade lauchers
  • Mines and depth charges

HSwMS Härnösand (K 33) is the third of the new Visby-class corvettes ordered by the Swedish Government and built by Kockums. She is currently in the Karlskrona Naval Yard being fitted with additional equipment slated to be commissioning into active service 2009.

She was launched 16 December 2004 and named by crown princess Victoria.

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