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Braunschweig-class Corvette

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The K130 Braunschweig-class corvette (sometimes Korvette 130) is Germany's newest class of ocean-going corvettes. They supplement the Gepard-class fast attack craft that are currently used.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Corvette
  • Service Period: 2008-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 292 feet 5 inches (89.13 meters)
    • Beam: 43 feet 7 inches (13.28 meters)
    • Draft: 11 feet 2 inches (3.4 meters)
    • Displacement: 2,027.2 tons
  • Crew: 65 (1 commander, 10 officers, 16 chief petty officers, 38 enlisted)
  • Endurance: 7 days
  • Propulsion: MTU 20V 1163 TB 93 diesel engines producing 14.8MW, driving two controllable-pitch propellers
  • Range: 4,000 nautical miles (7,408 kilometers) at 15 knots (27.78 km/h)
  • Speed: 26 knots (48.15 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • TRS-3D multifunction radar
    • 2 navigation radars
    • MSSR 2000 IFF system
    • MIRADOR electro-optical sensors
    • UL 5000 K ESM suite
    • Link 11 and Link 16 communications
  • Countermeasures:
    • 2 x TKWA/MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) decoy launcher
    • L 5000 K ECM suite
  • Armament:
    • 1 x Otobreda 76mm/L62 Super Rapid naval gun
    • 2 x Mauser MLG-27 27mm autocannons
    • 4 x RBS.15 anti-ship missiles
    • 2 x Mk.49 CIWS (fires (RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missiles)
  • Aircraft Carried: 2 x Camcopter S-100

Unit Run[edit]

  • BMS Braunschweig (K260)
  • BMS Magdeburg (K261)
  • BMS Erfurt (K262)
  • BMS Oldenburg (K263)
  • BMS Ludwigshafen am Rhein (K264)
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