HSwMS Härnösand (K33)

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HSwMS Härnösand
Härnösand at Marinens Dag ("Navy Day") 2008.
Name: Härnösand
Namesake: Härnösand
Ordered: 1995
Builder: Kockums
Launched: 16 December 2004
Commissioned: N/A
Status: Fitting equipment
Badge: HMS Härnösand vapen.svg
General characteristics
Class and type: Visby-class corvette
Displacement: 650t
Length: 72.6m
Beam: 10.4m
Draft: 2.5m
Propulsion: CODAG
2 × KaMeWa Waterjets
4 × Honeywell TF 50 A gas turbines, total rating 16 MW
2 × MTU Friedrichshafen 16V 2000 N90 diesel engines, total rating 2.6 MW
Speed: 40+ knots
Complement: 27 officers
16 conscripts
Sensors and
processing systems:
Ericsson Sea Giraffe ABM 3D surveillance radar
CEROS 200 Fire Control Radar system
Condor CS-3701 Tactical Radar Surveillance System
Hull-mounted sonar
Towed array sonar system
Variable depth sonar
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
Rheinmetall Waffe Munition MASS (Multi-Ammunition Softkill) decoy system
Armament: 1 × 57 Mk3
8 × RBS15 Mk2 AShM
Mines and depth charges
Aviation facilities: Helicopter pad

HSwMS Härnösand (K33) is the third of the new Visby-class corvettes ordered by the Swedish Government and built by Kockums. She is currently in the Karlskrona Naval Yard being fitted with additional equipment slated to be commissioning into active service 2009.


She was launched 16 December 2004 and named by crown princess Victoria.

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