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--The Sachsen-class frigate is the frigate class currently owned by the German Navy, and the nominal ship type is 124.
--NAAWS (NATO Anti-Air Warfare System) An air defense ship equipped with a combat system, it is called a mini Aegis ship because of its appearance and performance.
――In the latter half of the 1980s, the navy of eight NATO member countries started an international joint development plan for frigate by NFR-90 (joint development plan for frigate), but the plan was difficult and Britain, France and Italy withdrew from the plan, and then. The TFC (Trilateral Frigate Cooperation) project has started only in Germany, Lan, and the West.
――However, Spain left due to the difference in the operation concept for fleet air defense, and the main class was built by continuing the plan in the remaining Germany and the Netherlands.
――The hull is a long forecastle type, the chimney is V-shaped, and the basic design is an advanced version of the Brandenburg-class frigate, but in consideration of stealth, a hull structure with a reduced radar cross section (RCS) is adopted.
--The engine system uses the CODAG system (COmbined Diesel And Gas turbine), which has a maximum output of 51,600 horsepower, a maximum speed of 29 kt, and a cruising range of 4,000 nautical miles when cruising 18 kt.
――From 2003 to 2005, three ships, Saxony, Hamburg and Hessen, were deployed to the frigate squadron.
--The kit comes with etching, clear parts, and 3 types of decals.
--Full displacement: 5,690 tons
--Overall length: 143.00m
--Maximum width: 17.44m
--Maximum speed: 29 knots
--Cruising range: 4,000 nautical miles (when cruising 18 kt)
--Weapon: 62 caliber 76mm single rapid fire gun x1 MLG2727mm single machine gun x2, RAM near SAM21 twin launcher x2, Mk.41 mod.10 VLS (32 cells) x1, Harpoon SSM4 twin launcher x2, 324mm3 twin torpedo launcher x2
--Onboard: Helicopter x2
--C4ISR: SEWACO-FD Tactical Information Processing Device
--Radar: APAR multifunctional x1, SMART-L anti-aircraft search x1, STN Atlas 900M voyage x1
--Sonar: DSQS-24BX bow equipped type
--Countermeasures: FL-1800S-II radio wave detection jammer, Mk.1376 twin decoy launcher x6, anti-torpedo decoy device
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