Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: 4
Origin: Denmark
Corporations: Odense Staalskibsvaerft
Parent System: Thetis
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: 4
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Description: The Royal Danish Navy (RDN) Thetis class of patrol vessels, also called patrol frigates, have been designed to perform surveillance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions. These ships are provided with AWS-6 air search radar, CTS-36 hull-mounted sonar and Salmon variable depth sonar. The propulsion system consists of three diesel engines developing 6,366-bhp of power allowing a top speed of 21.5 knots and a maximum range of 8,500 nautical miles. The vessel facilities include a flight deck and hangar for a Lynx helicopter. The weapon system includes a 76mm OTO dual purpose naval gun system, a 12.7mm machine gun, Stinger shoulder launched surface-to-air missiles (SAM) and depth charges. The RDN commissioned four vessels between 1991 and 1993.

Thetis Specifications

Crew: 60
Number of Aircraft: 1
Beam: 14.1 meter (46 foot)
Draft: 6 meter (19.7 foot)
Length: 113 meter (369 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 76 millimeter
Max Range: 8,500 nautical mile (15,742 kilometer)
Total Combined Power: 6,366 bhp (4,749 kW)
Top Speed: 21.5 knot (39.8 kph)
Full Displacement: 3,500 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 41
Cannons & Gear
76/62 Compactx1
Defensive Weapons
FIM-92 Stinger
Support Aircraft

Thetis Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
F357 Thetis-1991-
F358 Triton-1992-
F359 Vaedderen-1992-
F360 Hvidbjornen-1993-

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