HNLMS De Ruyter (F804)

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HNLMS De Ruyter (F804)
Career (Netherlands) Netherlands Jack
Laid down: 1 September 2000
Launched: 13 April 2002
Commissioned: March 2004
General characteristics
Class and type: De Zeven Provinciën class frigate
Displacement: 6,050 tonnes (full load)
Length: 144.24 m
Beam: 18.80 m
Draft: 5.18 m
Propulsion: 2 propeller shafts, controllable pitch propellers
2 Wärtsilä 16V6ST diesel engines, 8.4 MW each
2 Rolls Royce Spey SM1C gas turbines, 18.5 MW each
4 GEC Alsthom Paxman diesel-generators, 1650 kW each
Speed: 30 knots
Complement: 174 (227 incl. command staff)
Armament: 5×8 Mk41 vertical launch system with 8 cells each
Standard armament: 8×4 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile and 32 SM-2 IIIA surface-to-air missiles
Another 8 cell MK41 VLS can be added
2 Goalkeeper CIWS guns
2 quadruple Harpoon anti-ship missile launchers
1 Oto Melara 127 mm/54 dual-purpose gun
2 Oerlikon Contraves 20 mm machine guns
2 twin MK32 Mod 9 torpedo launchers with Raytheon MK46 Mod 5 torpedoes

HNLMS De Ruyter (F804) (Dutch Hr. Ms. De Ruyter) is a De Zeven Provinciën class frigate.

It should not be mistaken with the Hr. Ms. De Ruyter (F806) Tromp class frigate.

HNLMS De Ruyter (F804) was previously commanded by Commander Jeanette Morang. She was the first woman to command a Netherlands Navy frigate.


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