Thursday, 28 June 2018

Dutch air-defence and command frigate (LCF) Zr. Ms. Tromp (F803) 1999-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2018

Of the De Zeven Provinciën-class with as sister ships Evertsen, De Ruyterand De Zeven Provinciën. Dimensions 144 x 18,8 x 5,1 metres and a maximum displacement of 6.044 ton. Maximum speed 28 knots. Her crew numbers 202 men. The armament consists of VL Standard Missile 2 Block IIIA against ships and air targets, 2-2cm Oerlikon, 1-12,7cm gun, 1/2-3mm Goalkeepers, MK 46 Mod 5 torpedoes, 8-Boeing RGM-84 Harpoon and VL Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles. One NHI NH90 (M) helicopter. MMSI 244899000 and call sign PAET. Laid down by De Schelde, Vlissingen, Netherlands on 3 September 1999, launched on 7 April 2001 and commissioned on 14 March 2003.