HSwMS Härnösand (K33)

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HSwMS Härnösand
Härnösand at Marinens Dag ("Navy Day") 2008.
History
Sweden
Name: Härnösand
Namesake: Härnösand
Ordered: 1995
Builder: Kockums
Launched: 16 December 2004
Status: Fitting equipment
Badge: HMS Härnösand vapen.svg
General characteristics
Class and type: Visby-class corvette
Displacement: 650t
Length: 72.6 m (238 ft 2 in)
Beam: 10.4 m (34 ft 1 in)
Draught: 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)
Propulsion:
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
& decoys:
Rheinmetall Waffe Munition MASS (Multi-Ammunition Softkill) decoy system
Armament:
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.

History[edit]

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

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