HMS Visby (K31)

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Kiel Week 2002
Kiel Week 2002
Career Template:Country data SWE
Name: HMS Visby
Ordered: 1995
Builder: Kockums
Laid down: 17 February 1995
Launched: 8 June 2000
Commissioned: N/A
Status: Fitting Equipment
Badge: 100px
General characteristics
Class and type: Visby Class
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 & Depth charges
Aviation facilities: Helicopter Pad

HMS Visby (K31) is the lead ship in the new class of 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 for returing to her operational sea trials during the autumn 2008.

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