Adelaide class frigates

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English: The Adelaide class is the name given to six Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates built for service in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).



Mk 13 missile launcher[edit]

The Mk 13 missile launcher allows the Adelaides to fire Standard SAMs and Harpoon anti-ship missiles.


Four of the Adeleide class have undergone an upgrade essentially to its electronic systems, the most visible external modification is a VLS system for the evolved Sea Sparrow SAM.

In service[edit]

Paying off[edit]

Two of the ships were paid off in the mid 2000s