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Australia 01 January 1980

SUBMARINES

SS Oberon 6 57 Oxley 1967 2030/2410t, 88.5x8.1x5.6m, 2d/em, 3680/6000hp, 12/17kts, 64p, 230m; 8-533TT; type 1006 radar, type 187C, type 197, type 2007, BQQ-4 sonars
59 Otway 1968
70 Ovens 1969
60 Onslow 1969
61 Orion 1977
62 Otama 1978

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL Majestic 1 21 Melbourne 1955 19966t, 213.8x38.4x7.8m, 4b,2gst, 42000hp, 24kts, 1417p; (4x2+4x1)-40/60, 24 aircraft (8 A-4, 4 S-2, 5 Sea King); 3x type 277Q, type 293Q, type 978, LW-02, ZW, SPN-35 radars, ECM

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

DD Daring 1 11 Vampire 1959 3600t, 118.9x13.1x4.1m, 2b,2gst, 54000hp, 34.7kts, 320p; 3x2-120/45, (2x2+2x1)-40/60, 1x5-533TT, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL; type 262, LW-02, 2x WM-22, SGR-301A radars, type 170, type 174/177, type 162, type 185 sonars
Charles F. Adams 3 38 Perth 1965 4526t, 133.2x14.3x4.6m, 4b,2gst, 70000hp, 33kts, 350p; 1x1 Standard SM-1MR SAM(40), 2x1 Ikara ASuM(26), 2x1-127/54, 2x3-324TT; SPS-40C, SPS-52B, SPS-10F, 2x SPG-51C, SPG-53A, type 975 radars, SQQ-23F sonar, ERD-4 ECM, NCDS CCS
39 Hobart 1965
41 Brisbane 1967
FF Rothesay 2 45 Yarra 1961 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 231p; 1x4 Seacat SAM(24), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(30), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL(46), heldeck(45); type 275, type 293(46), type 277, type 978, LW-02, type 904(46), SPS-55(45), WM-22(45) radars, type 162, type 170(46), type 177M(46), type 185, Mulloka(45) sonars
46 Parramatta 1961
Rothesay mod. 2 48 Stuart 1963 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 235p; 1x4 Seacat SAM(24), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(30), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL; type 975, type 974, type 293, type 977, type 978, type 904, type 994, LW-02 radars, type 162, type 170, type 177M, type 185 sonars
49 Derwent 1964
Leander 2 50 Swan 1970 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 247p; 1x4 Seacat SAM(24), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(30), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL; type 293, LW-02, WM-22, SGR-301 radars, type 162, type 170, type 177M, type 185 sonars
53 Torrens 1971

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PB Attack 12 90 Attack 1968 146t, 32.8x6.1x2.1m, 2d, 3500hp, 23kts, 19p; 1x1-40/60, 2x1-12.7; Decca RM916 radar
81 Acute 1968
82 Adroit 1968
83 Advance 1968
87 Ardent 1968
89 Assail 1968
91 Aware 1968
97 Barbette 1968
98 Barricade 1968
99 Bombard 1968
100 Buccaneer 1969
101 Bayonet 1969

AMPHIBIOUS

LSS Balikpapan 6 L126 Balikpapan 1971 503t, 44.5x10.1x1.9m, 2d, 675p, 10kts, 14p; 3 tanks; Decca RM916 radar
L127 Brunei 1973
L128 Labuan 1973
L129 Tarakan 1973
L130 Wewak 1973
L133 Betano 1974

MINE WARFARE

MSC Ton 3 1102 Snipe 1954 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 3000hp, 15kts, 29p; 1x1-40/60(1102,1121), 2x1-40/60(1183), magnetic, acoustic, mechanical minesweeping gear(1183), decompression chamber(1102,1121); type 978 radar, type 193(1102,1121) sonar
1121 Curlew 1954
1183 Ibis 1956

ARMY

LC LCVP 4 AB752, 755-757   1962-65 No picture 17.0xxm; 120troops
LCM(8) 18 AB1050   1967 116t, 22.7x6.4x1.4m, 4d(2), 600hp, 9kts, 3p; 55t cargo
AB1051   1967
AB1052   1967
AB1053   1967
AB1054   1967
AB1055   1967
AB1056   1967
AB1057   1967
AB1058   1967
AB1059   1967
AB1060   1967
AB1061   1967
AB1062   1972
AB1063   1972
AB1064   1972
AB1065   1972
AB1066   1972
AB1067   1972

CUSTOMS

PB Jabiru 3 1 Jabiru 1975 No picture 17t, 14.0xxm, 2d, 740hp, 23kts; radar
2 Jacana 1975
3 Jerboa 1975

 

AIRCRAFT

 

NAVY

Ship-based

7 A-4G Skyhawk, 3 S-2E Tracker, 16 S-2G Tracker, 6 Sea King, 6 Wessex Mk 31B, 5 UH-1H, 2 Bell 206B
Land-based combat capable 2 HS-748 ECM, 3 TA-4G, 4 A-4G

AIR FORCE

Combat capable

21 F-111C, 48 Mirage IIIO, 13 Canberra B.20, 10 P-3B Orion, 10 P-3C Orion, 42 Mirage IIIO/D

Ivan Gogin, 2017