Blohm+Voss Class 124 Frigate

Combining toughness and fighting prowess the Blohm+Voss Class 124 air defence frigate gives the German Navy long range air defence in home waters and in support of allied operations anywhere on the globe, including the potential for theatre ballistic missile defence.

These powerful fighting ships are prime examples of Blohm + Voss' design philosophy and technology, enhanced survivability through high levels of stealth, armoured box girders, double skin bulkheads, separated independent departments and damage control areas. These features combine with superb sea-keeping, innovative CODAG (COmbined Diesel And Gas turbine) propulsion and outstanding helicopter operability, making these ships extremely versatile for the full range of frigate operations worldwide.

Technical Data

MAIN DIMENSIONS

 
Length o.a. 143.0 m
Beam max.

17.4 m

Draught

5.0 m

Displacement (approx.)

5,800 t

Speed max. 28 kn
Range                           6,000 nm/15 kn

PROPULSION PLANT

 
CODAG (COmbined Diesel And Gas turbine)     
CPP (Controllable Pitch Propeller)

 2

Diesels MTU 20 V 1163

 2

Gas Turbine GE LM 2500

 1

COMPLEMENT

 
Crew

150

Supernumerary 40

HELICOPTER

 

10 t

COMBAT SYSTEM

 
Theatre C3I  
Sensors and Weapons for AAW, ASW, ASuW
Special Forces