Air Defence and Command Frigates

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An outstanding platform with excellent self-defence capability and powerful air defences. Its modern AAW suite of combat systems is based on the APAR and SMART-L combination.

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Weapon & sensor suite

Command
first 2 ships are command ship
Combat Data Systems
CAMS/Force Vision Guardion CMS/Link 11/16/22, SATCOMS
Missiles
40-cells VLS Mk41 tactical version (future growth to 48 cells)
Guns
127mm Gun Oto Melara 2 x Goalkeeper
Torpedoes
2 x Double Mk32 mod 9 fixed launchers Mk 46 mod 5 torpedoes
Countermeasures
4 x SRBOC launchers Nixie torpedo decoy ESM/ECM
Weapon Control Systems
Thales SIRIUS optronic director Vesta Helo director
Radars
Air/surface search / fire control Thales APAR Air search Thales Smart-L
Sonars
HMS, STN Atlas
Helicopter
1 x NH90