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modern navies of the world

BELGIUM

NAVY COMPONENT

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

FFG M 2 F930 Leopold I 1991 3320t, 122.3x14.4x4.3m, 2gas turbines/2diesels, 33800/9800hp, 30kts, 5000(18)nm, 156p; 2x4 Harpoon SSM(8), 1x16 Sea Sparrow SAM VLS(16), 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 1x7-30mm Goalkeeper, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x2-324mm TT(4 Mk46), 1 Alouette III helicopter; CDS: SEWACO-VIIB, radar: LW08, SMART, Scout, Decca 1226, 2x STIR, sonar: PHS-36, DSBV-61, EW: APECS-II, 4x SRBOC, SLQ-25 Nixie
F931 Louise-Marie 1991

MINE WARFARE

MHC Tripartite 6 M915 Aster 1985 605t, 51.5x8.9x2.5m, 1diesel, 1860hp, 15kts, 3000(12)nm, 46p+6; 1x1-20mm GIAT 20F2, 1x1-12.7mm MG, 2 USV PAP-104 or Double Eagle, AP-4 acoustic sweeping gear, OD-3 mechanical sweeping gear; recompression chamber; CDS: TSM2061 Mk2, radar: Decca 1229, sonar: DUBM-21B/D or type 2022, DUBM-41B instead of OD-3
M916 Bellis 1986
M917 Crocus 1987
M921 Lobelia 1989
M923 Narcis 1990
M924 Primula 1991

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

AGFH Stern 1 A963 Stern 1980 375t, 50.0x8.5x2.4m, 2diesels, 4480hp, 18kts, 3000(12)nm, 18p; helicopter platform; radar: 2x Kelvin Hughes
AGOR Belgica 1 A962 Belgica 1984 1085t, 50.9x10.0x4.4m, 1diesel, 1600hp, 13.5kts, 5000(12)nm, 26p; radar: Decca 1229
AT Mier 1 A955 Mier   140t, 26.2x7.5x3.3m, 2diesels, 1000hp, 11kts, 4p; towing hook; radar
Valcke 2 A950 Valcke 1967 183t, 30.4x7.6x3.6m, 1diesel, 1000hp, 12kts, 9p; towing hook; radar
A996 Albatros 1967
AGFH Godetia 1 A960 Godetia 1966 2260t, 91.8x14.0x3.5m, 4diesels(2), 5400hp, 19kts, 18700(12.5)nm, 105p; 1x1-40mm Bofors, 6x1-12.7mm MG, 1 Alouette III helicopter; radar: Decca 1229
AXS Zenobr Gramme 1 A958 Zenobe Gramme 1961 149t, 28.0x6.8x2.1m, 370m2 sails (2-mast catch), 1 diesel, 200hp, 10kts(under engine), 14p; radar: Decca

BASES

HQ Brussels
Bases Zeebrugge

AVIATION OF AIR COMPONENT

Ship-based 3 SA-316B Alouette III
Land-based combat capable 60 F-16MLU Fighting Falcon, 26 A-109

 

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2010