Aung Zeya-class frigate

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Class overview
Builders: Myanmar Naval Dockyard
Operators:  Myanmar Navy
Preceded by: UBS Mayu
Succeeded by: UMS Kyan Sittha
Cost: US$ 200 M
Built: 2008
In commission: 2010
Building: 1
Completed: 1
Active: UMS Aung Zeya
General characteristics
Type: Frigate
Displacement: 2,500 ton (estimated)
Length: 108 m (354 ft)
Propulsion: CODAD, 4 × SEMT Pielstick 16 PA6 STC diesels, 5700 kW (7600+ hp @ 1084 rpm) each
Speed: 30 kn (56 km/h) estimated
Range: 3,800 mi (6,100 km) estimated
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • BEL RAWL-02 Mk III L-band 2D search radar[1]
  • Type 347G 76 mm gun fire control radar
  • 2 × Racal RM-1290 navigation radars, I-band
  • SNTI-240 SATCOM
  • BEL HMS- X2 hull mounted sonar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 1
Aviation facilities: helicopter deck (no hangar)

Aung Zeya class frigate is a class of frigates operated by the Myanmar Navy. The ship was built locally with Indian assistance. The lead ship of the class is named for Aung Zeya (Alaungpaya), the founder of Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar).[2][3]

As of 2014, the lead ship (F-11) is the only ship in this class.

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Adam Baddeley, ed. (May 2011). "Asian Military Review". 19 (2). Hong Kong: Media TransAsia Ltd.: 26. 
  • Myoe, Aung (2011). In the Name of Pauk-Phaw: Myanmar's China Policy Since 1948. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. p. 150. ISBN 9789814345170. 
  • McGoldrick, James; MacCaffrie, Jack (2012). Navies of South-East Asia: A Comparative Study. Routledge. p. 38. ISBN 9780415809429.