Poiuytrewq wrote:Damien unveil the new Omega Class Frigate.https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.p ... igate.html
At 6000t this isn't really a T31 competitor, it appears to be aimed more at the FTI market or even up onto FREMM territory.
Omega frigate / FFI early specifications:
Length: 144 meters
Breadth: 18.8 meters
Displacement: 6100 tons
Max. speed: 29 knots
Range: 5,000 nautical miles @ 18 knots
Endurance: 30 days at sea
Stabilisation: Rudder roll (similar to LCF)
Crew: 122 sailors (accommodations for up to 160)
Storage space for 3x 12 meters RHIBs
Hangar space for 2x medium lift helicopters and/or UAV.
The Omega frigate is fitted with,
-127mm main gun by leonardo
-76mm secondary gun by Leonardo on top of the helicopter hangar
-Rheinmetall Millenium CIWS
-2x Leonardo Hitrole remote weapon stations
-8x Kongsberg NSM anti-ship missiles
-4x Rheinmetall MASS decoy launchers
-Thales Kingklip hull mounted sonar
-Captas-4 variable depth sonar
-24x VLS cells
It will be very interesting to see what price point this Frigate is being pitched at.
Lord, she's pretty. Hope the BeNe frigates stay this stylish when they hit the water.