HDMS Triton (F358)

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HDMS Triton (F358)
History
Denmark
Name: Triton
Namesake: Triton
Owner: Royal Danish Navy
Builder: Svendborg Shipyard Ltd
Laid down: 7 August 1989
Launched: 16 March 1990
Commissioned: 2 December 1991
Fate: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: Thetis-class frigate
Type: Ocean patrol frigates[1][2]
Displacement: 3,500 tons,standard
Length: 112.3 m (368 ft 5 in)
Beam: 14.4 m (47 ft 3 in)
Height: 37.0 m (121 ft 5 in)
Draft: 6.0 m (19 ft 8 in)
Installed power:
  • 3 × Detroit Diesel GM 16V 7163-7305 at 460
  • 1 × Detroit Diesel 6L-71N 1063-7005 at 120 kW (EMG)
Propulsion:
Speed: 21.8 kn (40.4 km/h)
Range: 8,700 nmi (16,000 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h)
Endurance: 60 days
Boats & landing
craft carried:
2 x 7 m (23 ft) RHIBs
Complement: 47-60 depending on role + aircrew etc.
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • 1 × Terma Scanter Mil 009 navigational radar
  • 1 × Furuno FR-1505 DA surface search radar
  • 1 × Plessey AWS-6 air search radar
  • 1 × SaabTech Vectronics 9LV 200 Mk 3 fire control system
  • 1 × SaabTech CTS-36 hull-mounted sonar
  • Thales TMS 2640 Salmon variable depth sonar
  • FLIR Systems AN/AAQ-22 SAFIRE thermal imager
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
  • 1 × Thales Defense Ltd Cutlass radar warning receiver
  • 1 × Thales Defense Scorpion radar jammer
  • 2 × Sea Gnat launchers (for chaff and flares)
Armament:
  • 1 × 76 mm 62-cal. OTO Melara Super Rapid DP
  • 7 × 12.7 mm heavy machine guns
  • 4 × 7.62 mm light machine guns
  • 1 × depth charge rack and MU90 Advanced Lightweight Torpedo for anti-submarine warfare
Aircraft carried: 1 x Westland Lynx Mk.90B helicopter.From approx. 2016: MH-60R
Aviation facilities: Aft helicopter deck and hangar
Notes: Int'l Call Sign: OUEV

HDMS Triton is a Thetis-class frigate belonging to the Royal Danish Navy. It is being used to exercise the Danish sovereignty over the waters around Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

HDMS Triton in Kejser Franz Josef Fjord, Greenland
Danish Naval Vessel F358 Triton in the harbour at Reykjavik - Iceland (December 2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thetis Class, Denmark". naval-technology.com. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Thetis / Stanflex 3000". GlobalSecurity.org. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2014.