Frigate HNoMS Otto Sverdrup (F 312)

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Classification

Type:
type: Frigate

Basic information

Namesake:
Norwegian explorer Otto Sverdrup
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Navantia
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
5290 t
Length:
134 m
Beam (overall):
16.8 m
Draught:
7.6 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODAG
  • 2 * BAZAN BRAVO 12V 4.5 MW diesel engines for cruising
  • 1 * GE LM2500 21.5 MW gas turbine for high speed running
  • MAAG gearboxes
  • 2 * shafts driving controllable pitch propellers
  • Bow Thruster Retractable (Electric) 1 MW Brunvoll
  • Diesel Generators 4 * MTU 396 Serie 12V 1250 KVA
Speed:
27 knots
Range:
4,500 nautical miles (8,334.00 km)

Crew

Complement:
120
Capacity:
146

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • Lockheed Martin AN/SPY-1F 3-D multifunction radar
  • Reutech RSR 210N air/sea surveillance radar
  • Sagem Vigy 20 Electro Optical Director
  • MRS 2000 hull mounted sonar
  • Captas MK II V1 active/passive towed sonar
  • 2 * Mark 82 fire-control radar
  • Terma DL-12T decoy launcher, Loki torpedo countermeasure
Armament:
  • 8-cell Mk41 VLS for 32 * RIM-162 ESSM
  • 8 * Naval Strike Missile SSMs
  • 4 * torpedo tubes for Sting Ray torpedoes
  • Depth charges
  • 1 * 76 mm OTO Melara Super Rapid gun
  • 4 * 12.7 mm Browning M2HB HMG
  • 4 * Protector (RWS) (Sea PROTECTOR)
  • 2 * LRAD Long Range Acoustic Device
  • Prepared for, but not equipped with:
  • 1 * Otobreda 127 mm/54 gun to replace the 76 mm
  • 1 * spare 76 mm OTO Melara Super Rapid gun
  • 1 * spare CIWS gun w/ calibre 40 mm or less
  • 3 * spare 8- cell Mk41 VLS launchers
  • Low cost ASW
  • ECM: Active Off-board Decoy
Aircraft:
  • 1 * NH90 helicopter

HNoMS Otto Sverdrup is a Fridtjof Nansen-class frigate of the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Built by the Spanish shipbuilders Navantia, in Ferrol, Otto Sverdrup was the third of the Fridtjof Nansen class to be launched and then commissioned into the Royal Norwegian Navy.

In November 2017 Otto Sverdrup visited London's West India Dock with the Portuguese frigate Francisco de Almeida. Both ships were part of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 at the time.

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