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United Kingdom 01 January 1980

SUBMARINES

SSBN Resolution 4 S22 Resolution 1967 7600/8500t, 129.5x10.1x9.1m, 1nr,2gst(1), 15000hp, 20/25kts, 143p, 230m; 16 Polaris A-3 SLBM(16), 6-533TT; type 1006 radar, type 2001, type 2007, type 183, type 197, type 2019, type 2024 sonars, UAB/UAC ECM, DCB CCS
S23 Repulse 1968
S26 Renown 1968
S27 Revenge 1969
SSN Dreadnought 1 S101 Dreadnought 1963 3500/4000t, 89.5x9.8x7.9m, 1nr,2gst(1), 15000hp, 15/28kts, 88p, 230m; 6-533TT; type 1002 radar, type 2001, type 2007, type 2019 sonars, UAA ECM, DCA CCS
Valiant 5 S102 Valiant 1966 3500/4000t, 98.0x10.1x8.2m, 1nr, 2gst(1), 150000hp, 20/28kts, 103p, 230m; 6-533TT; type 1006 radar, type 2001, type 2007, type 183, type 197, type 2019 sonars, UAA ECM, DCA/DCB CCS
S103 Warspite 1967
S46 Churchill 1970
S48 Conqueror 1971
S50 Courageous 1971
Swiftsure 5 S126 Swiftsure 1973 4200/4900t, 82.9x9.8x8.3m, 1nr,2gst(1), 15000hp, 20/28kts, 97p, 300m; 5-533TT; type 1006 radar, type 2001(126,104,108,109), type 2020(105,106), type 2007, type 183, type 197 sonars, UAC ECM, DCA(126), DCB(108,109,104-106) CCS
S108 Sovereign 1974
S109 Superb 1976
S104 Sceptre 1978
S105 Spartan 1979
SS A 1 S67 Alliance 1945 1443/1620t, 85.9x6.8x5.5m, 4f/2em(2), 4300/1250hp, 19/15kts, 63p, 105m; 6-533TT; type 267W radar, type 186, type 187, type 197 sonars
Porpoise 4 S01 Porpoise 1958 1975/2303t, 88.5x8.1x5.6m, 2d/2em, 3680/6000hp, 12/17kts, 71p, 200p; 8-533TT; type 1002 radar, type 187, type 2007, type 2019 sonars
S03 Narwhal 1959
S07 Sealion 1961
S08 Walrus 1961
Oberon 13 S09 Oberon 1961 2030/2410t, 88.5x8.1x5.6m, 2d/2em, 3680/6000hp, 12/17kts, 64p, 230m; 8-533TT; type 1002 radar, type 187, type 2007, type 2019 sonars
S10 Odin 1962
S11 Orpheus 1960
S12 Olympus 1962
S13 Osiris 1964
S14 Onslaught 1962
S15 Otter 1962
S16 Oracle 1963
S17 Ocelot 1964
S18 Otus 1963
S19 Opossum 1964
S20 Opportune 1964
S21 Onyx 1967

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVS Centaur 1 R08 Bulwark 1954 27000t, 224.8x37.5x8.2m, 4b,2gst, 78000hp, 28kts, 1400p; 25belt, 19deck; 4x2-40/60, 26ac(Whirlwind, Wessex, Wasp, Sea King, Gazelle helicopters); 4 LCA, 733troops; type 982, type 983, type 275, type 974 radars
Hermes 1 R12 Hermes 1959 28700t, 226.9x48.8x8.8m, 4b,2gst, 76000hp, 28kts, 2100p; 25belt, 19deck; 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(24), 28ac(Whirlwind, Wessex, Wasp, Sea King, Gazelle helicopters); type 965, type 982, type 262, type 974 radars
CVH LST(3) 1 K07 Lofoten 1945 4980t, 105.9x16.8x3.8m, 2b,2gst, 5500hp, 13.5kts, 111p; heldeck; radar
Engadine 1 K08 Engadine 1967 9000t, 129.3x17.8x6.7m, 1d, 5500hp, 14.5kts, 77p; 6hel(4 Wessex, 2 Wasp); radars

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

CH Tiger 2 C20 Tiger 1959 11700t, 169.3x19.5x7.0m, 4b,4gst, 80000hp, 31.5kts, 880p; 89belt, 51deck, 51turrets; 2x4 Sea Cat GWS22 SAM(24), 1x2-152/50, 1x2-76/70, 4hel(Sea King); type 278, type 965, 5x type 903, type 992Q radars
C99 Blake 1961
DD County 1 3 D02 Devonshire 1962 6800t, 158.9x16.4x6.2m, COSAG:2b,2gst+4gt(2), 60000hp, 30kts, 440p; 1x2 Sea Slug SAM(36), 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(8), 2x2-120/45, 2x1-20/70, 1hel(Wessex); type 965 AKE-1, type 277/278, type 992/993, type 901, type 903, type 904 radars, type 170, type 174/177 sonars
D16 London 1963
D12 Kent 1963
County 2 4 D20 Fife 1966 6800t, 158.9x16.4x6.2m, COSAG:2b,2gst+4gt(2), 60000hp, 30kts, 440p; 4x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(4), 1x2 Sea Slug SAM(36), 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(8), 1x2-120/45, 2x1-20/70, 1hel(Wessex); type 965 AKE-2, type 277/278, type 992Q/993, type 901, type 903, type 904 radars, type 170, type 174/177 sonars
D19 Glamorgan 1966
D18 Antrim 1970
D21 Norfolk 1970
Bristol 1 D23 Bristol 1973 7100t, 154.5x16.8x5.2m, COSAG:2b,2gst+2gt(2), 60000hp, 30kts, 407p; 1x2 Sea Dart SAM(40), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(24), 1x1-114/55, 2x1-20/70, heldeck; type 965 AKE-2, type 992Q, type 1006, 2x type 909 radars, type 162M, type 170, type 182, type 184P, type 189 sonars, type 670, UA-1 ECM, 2x Corvus dl, type 182 td, ADAWS-2 CCS
Sheffield batch 1 6 D80 Sheffield 1975 4250t, 125.0x14.3x4.3m, COGOG:2gt/2gt(2), 54400/8200hp, 28kts, 253p; 1x2 Sea Dart SAM(22), 1x1-114/55, 2x1-20/70, 2x3-324TT(exc80), 1hel(Lynx); type 965M AKE-2, type 992Q, type 1006, 2x type 909 radars, type 162M, type 184M sonars, type 670, UAA(1) ECM, 2x Corvus dl, 4x DLF(2) fd, type 182 td, ADAWS-4 CCS
D86 Birmingham 1976
D87 Newcastle 1978
D118 Coventry 1978
D88 Glasgow 1979
D108 Cardiff 1979
FF U 2 F197 Grenville 1943 2850t, 109.2x10.9x4.3m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 195p; 1x2-102/45, 1x2-40/60, 2x3 Limbo ASWRL, helodeck(197); type 278, type 262, type 293 radars, type 170, type 174 sonars
F83 Ulster 1943
Blackwood 4 F80 Duncan 1958 1535t, 94.5x10.7x4.7m, 2b,1gst, 15000hp, 27kts, 140p; 2x1-40/60, 2x3 Limbo ASWRL; type 974, type 291 radars, type 174, type 170, type 162 sonars
F48 Dundas 1956
F94 Palliser 1957
F97 Russell 1957
Whitby 2 F73 Eastbourne 1958 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 231p; 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL; type 275, type 903, type 293, type 277, type 974/978 radars, type 162, type 170, type 174/177 sonars
F43 Torquay 1956
Leopard 1 F27 Lynx 1957 2520t, 103.6x12.2x3.6m, 8d(2), 14400hp, 25kts, 205p; 2x2-120/45, 1x1-40/60, 1x3 Squid ASWRL; type 275, type 903, type 960, type 974, type 965 AKE-1, type 978, type 993 radars, type 170, type 174, type 162 sonars
Salisbury 3 F32 Salisbury 1957 2350t, 103.6x12.2x3.6m, 8d(2), 14400hp, 25kts, 205p; 1x4 Sea Cat SAM(12), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Squid ASWRL; type 275, type 277, type 904, type 960, type 982, type 293, type 965 AKE-2, type 978, type 993 radars, type 170, type 174, type 162 sonars
F59 Chichester 1958
F99 Lincoln 1960
Rothesay 8 F107 Rothesay 1960 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 235p; 1x4 Sea Cat SAM(12), 1x2-120/45, 2x1-20/70, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL, 1hel(Wasp); type 975, type 977, type 293, type 974, type 904, type 994, type 978 radars, type 170, type 174/177, type 162 sonars
F106 Brighton 1961
F113 Falmouth 1961
F101 Yarmouth 1960
F129 Rhyl 1960
F103 Lowestoft 1961
F115 Berwick 1961
F126 Plymouth 1961
Tribal 7 F117 Ashanti 1961 2700t, 109.7x12.9x4.0m, COASG:1b,1gst+1gt(1), 20000hp, 27kts, 253p; 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(24), 2x1-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL, 1hel(Wasp); type 965AKE-1, type 993, type 904, type 974/978 radars, type 170, type 177, type 162, type 199(117,122) sonars
F119 Eskimo 1963
F122 Gurkha 1963
F125 Mohawk 1963
F131 Nubian 1962
F133 Tartar 1962
F124 Zulu 1964
Leander 4 F127 Penelope 1963 2860t, 113.4x12.5x5.5m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 28kts, 263p; 1x4 Sea Cat SAM(12), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL, 1hel(Wasp); type 965 AKE-1, type 992Q, type 904, type 974/978 radars, type 162, type 184, type 199 sonars
F52 Juno 1967
F56 Argonaut 1967
F47 Danae 1967
Leander Batch 1 8 F109 Leander 1963 2960t, 113.4x12.5x5.5m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 28kts, 257p; 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(24), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(10), 2x1-40/60, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL, 1hel(Wasp); type 994, type 903, type 1006 radars, type 162, type 184, type 170 sonars
F104 Dido 1963
F114 Ajax 1963
F10 Aurora 1964
F15 Euryalus 1964
F18 Galatea 1964
F38 Arethusa 1965
F39 Naiad 1965
Leander Batch 2A 4 F42 Phoebe 1966 3200t, 113.4x12.5x5.5m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 28kts, 223p; 4x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(4), 2x4 Sea Cat SAM(24), (2x2+2x1)-20/70, 2x3-324TT, 1hel(Lynx); type 965 AKE-1, type 903, type 1006, type 994 radars, type 162, type 184/184M sonars
F28 Cleopatra 1966
F45 Minerva 1966
F40 Sirius 1966
Broad beam Leander 10 F58 Hermione 1969 2962t, 113.4x13.1x5.5m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 28kts, 263p; 1x4 Sea Cat SAM(12), 1x2-120/45, 1x3 Limbo ASWRL, 1hel(Wasp); type 965 AKE-1, type 992Q, type 903, type 974/978 radars, type 162, type 184, type 199 sonars
F57 Andromeda 1968
F60 Jupiter 1969
F69 Bacchante 1969
F75 Charybdis 1969
F71 Scylla 1970
F12 Achilles 1970
F16 Diomede 1971
F70 Apollo 1972
F72 Ariadne 1973
Amazon 8 F169 Amazon 1974 3250t, 117.0x12.7x6.0m, COGOG:2gt/2gt, 56000/8500hp, 30kts, 192p; 4x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(4)(171-174,184,185), 1x4 Sea Cat SAM(12), 1x1-114/55, 2x1-20/70, 1hel(Wasp)(169,170)-1hel(Lynx)(171-174,184,185); type 992Q, type 912, type 978, 2x GWS24, 2x RTN-10X radars, type 184M, type 162M sonars, UAA(1) ECM, 2x Corvus dl, type 182 td, CAAIS CCS
F170 Antelope 1975
F171 Active 1977
F172 Ambuscade 1975
F173 Arrow 1976
F174 Alacrity 1977
F184 Ardent 1977
F185 Avenger 1978
Broadsword 1 F88 Broadsword 1979 4400t, 131.2x14.8x4.3m, COGOG:2gt/2gt(2), 54600/8200hp, 29kts, 239p; 4x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(4), 2x6 Sea Wolf SAM(60), 2x2-30/75, 2x1-20/90, 2hel(Lynx); type 967, type 968, 2x type 910, type 1006 radars, type 2050 sonar, UAA-1, 2x type 670 ECM, 4x DLB dl, 2x DEC laser-dazzlers, type 182 td, CAAIS CCS

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PSO Endurance 1 A171 Endurance 1956 3600t, 93.0x14.0x7.9m, 1d, 3220hp, 14.5kts, 142p; 2x1-20/70, 2hel(Wasp); 2x type 1006 radars
PS Jura 1 - Westra 1975 1285t, 59.4x11.0x4.3m, 2d(1), 4200hp, 16.5kts, 43p; radar
Island 7 P295 Jersey 1976 1280t, 61.1x11.0x4.3m, 2d(1), 5640hp, 16.5kts, 35p; 1x1-40/60; type 1006 radar, SU Sidescan sonar, UAN(1) ECM, DEA-1 CCS
P297 Guernsey 1977
P298 Shetland 1977
P299 Orkney 1977
P300 Lindisfarne 1978
P277 Anglesey 1979
P278 Alderney 1979
PC Tenacity 1 P276 Tenacity 1973 220t, 44.0x8.1x2.4m, CODOG:3gt/2d, 12750/1200hp, 39kts, 32p; 1x1-40/60; radar
Ton 5 P1007 Beachampton 1956 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 2500(1103-1125,1141,1158)-3000(1145-1157,1159-1216)hp, 15kts, 29p; 2x1-40/60; type 978 radar
P1055 Monkton 1956
P1089 Wasperton 1956
P1093 Wolverton 1957
P1096 Yarnton 1957
PB Scimitar 3 P271 Scimitar 1970 102t, 32.3x8.1x1.9m, CODAG:2gt+2d, 8740hp, 40kts, 12p; radar
P274 Cutlass 1970
P275 Sabre 1970
Kingfisher 4 P260 Kingfisher 1975 187t, 36.6x7.2x2.0m, 2d, 4000hp, 25kts, 14p; 1x1-40/60; type 1006(4) radar
P261 Cygnet 1976
P262 Peterel 1977
P263 Sandpiper 1977

AMPHIBIOUS

LPD Fearless 2 L10 Fearless 1965 12120t, 158.5x24.4x6.3m, 2b,2gst, 22000hp, 21kts, 580p; 4x4 Sea Cat SAM(48), 2x1-40/60, heldeck; 4 LCM, 4 LCVP, 400troops, 15tanks, 27vehicles; type 978, type 994 radars, 2x Corvus dl, CAAIS CCS
L11 Intrepid 1967
LST LST(3) 2 L108 Dieppe 1945 4980t, 105.9x16.8x3.8m, 2b,2gst, 5500hp, 13.5kts, 111p; 2x2-40/60, (2x2+2x1)-20/70; 5 LCA, 15 tanks, 14 trucks, 170troops; radar
L112 Messina 1945
Sir Lancelot 6 L3004 Sir Bedivere 1967 5550(3029)-5674(exc3029)t, 125.1x19.6x4.3m, 2d, 9520(3029)-9400(exc3029)hp, 17kts, 68p; heldeck; 4 LCVP, 16tanks, 34vehicles, 534troops; type 1006 radar
L3005 Sir Galahad 1966
L3027 Sir Geraint 1967
L3029 Sir Lancelot 1964
L3036 Sir Percivale 1968
L3505 Sir Tristram 1967
LSM Ardennes 2 L4001 Ardennes 1977 1663t, 72.7x15.0x2.0m, 2d, 2000hp, 10kts, 35p; 5tanks, 34troops; radar
L4003 Arakan 1978
LC Avon 12 RPL01 Avon 1960 no picture 100t, 22.0x6.2x1.7m, 2d, 870hp, 9kts, 6p; 1tank
RPL02 Bude 1962
RPL03 Clyde 1962
RPL04 Dart 1962
RPL05 Eden 1962
RPL06 Forth 1962
RPL07 Glen 1962
RPL08 Humber 1962
RPL09 Itchen 1962
RPL10 Kennet 1967
RPL11 Lodden 1967
RPL12 Medway 1967
LCM(9) 14 L700   1964 no picture 176t, 27.5x6.8x1.6m, 2d, 624hp, 10kts, 6p; 2tanks
L701   1964
L702   1965
L703   1965
L704   1964
L705   1965
L706   1965
L707   1965
L708   1966
L709   1966
L710   1965
L711   1965
L3507   1963
L3508   1963

MINE WARFARE

ML Miner 1 N17 Steady 1944 346t, 33.6x8.1x2.4m, 2d, 360hp, 10kts, 32p; 1x1-20/70, 10mines; type 286 radar
Abdiel 1 N21 Abdiel 1967 1460t, 80.8x11.7x3.0m, 2d, 2690hp, 16kts, 98p; 1x1-40/60, 44mines; type 978 radar
MSC Ton 19 M1103 Alfriston 1954 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 2500(1103-1125,1141,1158)-3000(1145-1157,1159-1216)hp, 15kts, 29p; 1x1-40/60, 1x2-20/70, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic minesweeping gear; type 978 radar
M1109 Bickington 1954
M1113 Brereton 1954
M1124 Crichton 1954
M1125 Cuxton 1954
M1146 Hodgeston 1954
M1158 Laleston 1954
M1167 Repton 1958
M1173 Pollington 1958
M1180 Shavington 1956
M1187 Upton 1956
M1188 Walkerton 1958
M1194 Woolaston 1958
M1195 Wotton 1957
M1200 Soberton 1957
M1204 Stubbington 1957
M1205 Wiston 1959
M1208 Lewiston 1960
M1216 Crofton 1958
Ton minehunter 15 M1110 Bildeston 1953 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 2500(1103-1125,1141,1158)-3000(1145-1157,1159-1216)hp, 15kts, 29p; 1x1-40/60, 1x2-20/70, divers, RIBs; type 978 radar, type 193 sonar
M1114 Brinton 1954
M1115 Bronington 1954
M1133 Bossington 1956
M1140 Gavinton 1954
M1141 Glasserton 1954
M1147 Hubberston 1955
M1151 Iveston 1955
M1153 Kedleston 1955
M1154 Kellington 1955
M1157 Kirkliston 1954
M1165 Maxton 1957
M1166 Nurton 1957
M1181 Sheraton 1956
M1182 Shoulton 1955
Wilton 1 M1116 Wilton 1973 450t, 46.3x8.9x2.5m, 2d, 3000hp, 16kts, 37p; 1x1-40/60, 4divers; type 975 radar, type 193M sonar
St. David 2 M07 St. David 1972 no picture 382brt, 36.8x8.9x3.9m, 2d, 2000hp, 11kts24p; mechanical minesweeping gear; radar
M08 Venturer 1973
MSI Ham 20 M2614 Bucklesham 1954 159t, 32.5(2614-2737)-32.8(2781-2793)x6.4(2614-2636)-6.6(2716-2737)-6.7(2781-2793)x1.7m, 2d, 1100hp, 14kts, 15p; 1x1-40/60, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic minesweeping gear; type 978 radar
M2621 Dittisham 1954
M2622 Downham 1956
M2626 Everingham 1954
M2628 Flintham 1955
M2630 Fritham 1954
M2635 Haversham 1954
M2636 Lasham 1954
M2716 Pagham 1956
M2717 Fordham 1956
M2726 Shipham 1956
M2735 Tongham 1957
M2737 Warmingham 1956
M2781 Portisham 1956
M2783 Odiham 1956
M2784 Puttenham 1958
M2785 Birdham 1957
M2790 Thatcham 1958
M2791 Sandringham 1957
M2793 Thornham 1958
Ley 2 M2002 Aveley 1953 164t, 32.5x6.6x1.7m, 2d, 700hp, 13kts, 15p; 1x1-40/60, divers; type 978 radar
M2010 Isis 1955

 

AIRCRAFT

NAVY

Ship-based

1 Sea Harrier FRS.1, 3 Sea Heron C.2, 5 Sea Devon C.20, 31 Sea King HAS.2/2A, 47 Wasp HAS.1, 16 Wessex HAS.3, 18 Lynx HAS.2, 52 Wessex HU.5, 11 Wessex HAS.1, 13 Sea King HAS.1/2/2A, 18 Gazelle HT.2

Land-based combat capable

21 Hunter GA.11
Royal Marines ship-based 12 Gazelle AH.1, 6 Scout AH.1

AIR FORCE

Combat capable

56 Vulcan B.2, 65 Buccaneer S.2A/B, 102 Jaguar GR.1/T.2, 67 Harrier GR.3/T.4, 72 Lightning F.6/F.3/F.5, 109 Phantom FGR.2/FG.1, 8 Vulcan SR.2/B.2, 24 Jaguar GR.1/T.2, 22 Canberra PR.7/9, 12 Shackleton AEW.2, 32 Nimrod MR.1/1A, 65 Canberra, 6 Andover E.3/C.1, 83 Hunter FGA.9/F.6A/T.7, 97 Hawk T.1, 143 Jet Provost T.4

MARINES

units

1 commando brigade, 1 light helicopter squadron
equipment 120mm RCL, SS-11 ATGW, Blowpipe SAM, Milan ATGW

Ivan Gogin, 2017