RSS Stalwart (72)

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RSS Stalwart (72) in formation with the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Gridley (DDG-101) and USS Stockdale (DDG-106) of the US Navy
Career (Singapore)
Name: RSS Stalwart (72)
Builder: ST Engineering (Marine)
Launched: 9 December 2005
Commissioned: 16 January 2009
General characteristics
Class and type: Formidable-class frigate
Displacement: 3,200 tonnes (3,100 long tons; 3,500 short tons)
Length: 114.8 m (376 ft 8 in)
Beam: 16.3 m (53 ft 6 in)
Draught: 6.0 m (19 ft 8 in)
Installed power: ISM V1708 diesel generators, each producing 800 kilowatts (1,100 shp)[1]
Total output: 3,200 kW (4,300 shp)
Propulsion: MTU 20V 8000 M90, each rated at 8,200 kW (11,000 shp)[2] (CODAD)
Total output: 32,800 kW (44,000 shp)
Speed: Maximum: 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)
Cruising: 18 kn (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Range: 4,200 nautical miles (7,800 km)
Complement: 71, excluding air crew detachment of approx. 19
Sensors and
processing systems:
Search radar: Thales Herakles multi-function radar
Navigation radar: Terma Electronic Scanter 2001
Sonar: EDO Model 980 active low frequency towed sonar (ALOFTS)
Armament: Anti-ship: 8× RGM-84C Harpoon SSM
Anti-air: MBDA Aster 15/30 launched from DCNS Sylver A50 32-cell VLS
Anti-submarine: EuroTorp A244/S Mod 3 torpedoes launched from 2× B515 triple tubes with reloads
Guns: Oto Melara 76mm Super Rapid gun (mounted in stealth cupola), 4× CIS 50MG 12.7 mm (0.50 in) HMG
Aircraft carried: S-70B Seahawk multi-mission capable naval helicopter
Aviation facilities: Flight deck and enclosed hangar for up to two medium-lift helicopters

RSS Stalwart (72) is a Formidable-class stealth frigate of the Republic of Singapore Navy.


  1. ^ "Isotta Fraschini Motori S.p.A. engines specs". Diesel-Specs.Com. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "MTU Series 8000" (PDF). MTU-online-shop. Retrieved 22 April 2010.