German Navy Visit to Cape Town - March 2006

Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411); Frigate FGS Hamburg (F220); Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209);
SAN Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145)

German Navy Visit to Cape Town - March 2006

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Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Combat Support Ship FGS Berlin (A1411) - Cape Town - March 2006 Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Berlin (A1411)
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
AMG-84 Harpoon anti-ship missiles on Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
AMG-84
'Harpoons'
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209), SAS Amatola (F-145)
Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209), SAS Amatola (F-145)
Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) and Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) and Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) and Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
FGS Berlin (A-1411) Corvette SAS Amatola (F-145) and Frigate FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F-209) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
A-1411 FGS Berlin, F-145 SAS Amatola and Frigate F-209 FGS Rheinland-Pfalz - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209), FGS Berlin (A1411)
F-145 SAS Amatola and F-209 FGS Rheinland-Pfalz Frigate  - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
F-145 SAS Amatola and F-209 FGS Rheinland-Pfalz Frigate  - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
F-145 SAS Amatola and F-209 FGS Rheinland-Pfalz Frigate  - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
F-145 SAS Amatola and F-209 FGS Rheinland-Pfalz Frigate  - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
SAS Amatola (F-145), FGS Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) and FGS Berlin (A-1411) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220), FGS Berlin (A1411)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
  Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)
  Frigate FGS Hamburg (F-220) - Cape Town March 2006 - Photo  Danie van den Berg
FGS Hamburg (F220)

Combat Support Ship Berlin (A1411)

Combat Support Ship Berlin (A1411)

Commissioned 11th April 2001
Length 174m [571ft]
Beam 24m [79ft]
Draft 7.6m [25ft]
Displacement Approx. 18,637GT
Propulsion 2 x 5.340kW diesel engines (> 14,500hp)
Speed Approx. 20 knots (34 km/h)
Helicopters 2 x Westland 'Sea King' Mk 41
Crew 11 officers, 46 non-commissioned officers,
92 non-rated personnel
Armament  
4 x Recoilless naval guns
4 x 12.7mm heavy machine guns (optional)

Frigate FGS Hamburg (F220)

Frigate FGS Hamburg (F220)

Built by HDW  (Howaldswerke-Deutsch Werft)
Class Sachsen (Saxonia)
Type F124
Commissioned 13th December 2004
Length 143m [ft]
Beam 17.4m [ft]
Draft 5m
Displacement 5.600 t
Propulsion CODAG combined diesel and gas turbine 38.000kw [51.000hp]
Speed 29 knots [53 km/h]
Helicopters 2 x 'Sea Lynx' Mk.88A Shipboard Helicopters
Crew 240
Armament  
1 x Vertical Launch System (VLS Mk41) 32 round launcher for Sea Sparrow (ESSM) and standard Missile (SM2-IIIA)
8 x AGM-84 'Harpoon' air-to-surface anti-ship missiles
2 x 21-round Mk 31 launchers for anti-ship missile defense "RAM" (Rolling Airframe Missiles)
I x 76 mm "OTO-Melara" gun mount
2 x  27 mm Rheinmetall canons
6 x torpedo MU90
More Information : Saschen Class F124

Frigate Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)

Frigate Rheinland-Pfalz (F209)

Built by Blohm & Vos and Bremer Vulkan shipyards
Class Bremen
Type F122
Commissioned 9th May 1983
Length 128m [422.7ft]
Beam 14.5m [47.8ft]
Draft 6m [19.8ft]
Displacement 3,800 t
Propulsion 2 x 3.820 kW diesel engines [5.200 hp]
2 x 18.400 kW gas turbines [25.000 hp]
Speed 30 knots
Helicopters 2 x 'Sea Lynx' Shipboard Helicopters
Crew 27 officers, 116 non-commissioned officers,
72 non-rated personnel
Armament  
8 x 'Harpoon' air-to-surface anti-ship missiles
I x 76 mm "OTO-Melara" gun mount
I x octuple launcher for "NATO-Seasparrow" anti-aircraft missiles
2 x 21-round launchers for anti-ship missile defense "RAM" (Rolling Airframe Missiles)
4 x sextuple chaff launchers
2 x twin anti-submarine torpedo tubes

More Information: Bremen Class F122

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