BNS Umar Farooq Frigate

BNS Umar Farooq

Career (Bangladesh)Naval Ensign of Bangladesh.svg
Class and type:Salisbury class frigate
Name:BNS Umar Farooq
Builder:Hawthorn Leslie and Company
Laid down:27 August 1953
Launched:30 November 1955
Commissioned:10 December 1976
Status:In service
General characteristics
Displacement:2,170 tons(standard),
2,408 tons (loaded)
Length:103.5 m
Beam:12.5 m
Draught:4.7 m
Propulsion:8 × ASR1 diesels, 12,400 shp (9.2MW) , 2 x shafts
Speed:24 kt
Range:2,300 at 24 kt;7,500 at 16 kt
Complement:223 (14 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Radar System (Air/Surface Search): Marconi Type 965 with double AKE 2 array
Surface Search/Fire Control System: Plessey Type 993
Navigation: Kelvin Hughes Type 1007
Weapons Control: Type 275
Sonar Systems: Type 174 (Hull Mounted), Graseby Type 170B (Hull Mounted)
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
Cutlass 242, Scorpion Jammer;
Decoy: 1 x decoy launcher
Armament:Guns: 1 × twin 4.5 in gun Mark 6, 1 × twin 40 mm Bofors gun Mk.5
A/S Mortars: 1 x Squid launcher
BNS Umar Farooq is a Salisbury class frigate, the former HMS Llandaff, currently in service with the Bangladesh Navy.
She was built in Britain, and served with the Royal Navy for 18 years, before being sold to Bangladesh, arriving there on 27 March 1977. She is currently moored at Chittagong, serving with the Commodore Commanding BN Flotilla (COMBAN), where she is used to train midshipman. She is deployed to support operations off the Bangladeshi coast, such as anti-piracy and anti-smuggling operations, as well as search and rescue deployments. About 200 personnel serve aboard Umar Farooq, with most living aboard her.
She is currentry on the posses of replacing by F-22B frigate

1 comment:

  1. the most amazing thing is that,it is srill in service


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