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HMCS Huron (DDH-281)

HMCS Huron (DM C281) in 1976.

The Iroquois-class destroyers, are a class of ten helicopter-carrying guided missile destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy. Launched in the 1970s, they were originally fitted out for anti-submarine warfare, but a major upgrade program in the 1990s added the capability for area-wide anti-aircraft defense as well. In October 2011, the Canadian government announced that it would be replacing the ten Iroquois-class vessels are to be replaced by the vessels of the Canadian Destroyer eXperimental project. The first class will be the quartet of River-class destroyers.

SpecificationsEdit

Original ConfigurationEdit

  • Type: Destroyer
  • Service Period: 1972-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 480 feet (146.3 meters)
    • Beam: 66 feet (20.12 meters)
    • Draft: 18 feet (5.49 meters)
    • Displacement: 6,800 tons
  • Crew: 422
  • Propulsion: 4 x Orenda PS.15 Mohawk gas turbines, turbo-electric drive, 4 x shafts, 100,000 shp (75,000 kW)
  • Range: 7,500 nautical miles (13,890 kilometers)
  • Speed: 33.5 knots (62.04 km/hr)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Type 988 3D Air Search RDF
    • AN/SPS-501 2D Air Search RDF
    • AN/SPS-502 Surface Search RDF
    • Mk.340 Navigation RDF
    • URN-25 TACAN
    • Signaal WM-22 Fire Control RDF
    • Mk.60 Gun Fire Control System
    • AN/SQS-501 Bottom Search and Target Identification ASDIC
    • AN/SQS-505 Combined Hull and Variable Depth ASDIC
  • Countermeasures:
    • 4" illumination rocket launcher x 1
    • Corvus chaff rocket launchers x 2
    • WLR-1 intercept
    • ULQ-6 jammer
  • Armament:
    • 1 x OTO Melara 127mm/54-caliber COMPACT naval gun
    • 6 x M2 Browning machine guns
    • 4 x 4-cell Mark 30 Thunderbolt AAM Launcher (with with reloads to carry 32 missiles)
    • 1 x 8-cell Mark 32 Orca AsubM Launcher
    • 1 x Mk.10 Limbo ASW mortar
    • 2 x 12.75" triple fire torpedo tubes
  • Aircraft Carried: 2 x Westland Westminster Helicopters.

TRUMP RefitEdit

  • Type: Destroyer
  • Servie Period: 1972-Present
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 480 feet (146.3 meters)
    • Beam: 66 feet (20.12 meters)
    • Draft: 18 feet (5.49 meters)
    • Displacement: 6,800 tons
  • Crew: 422
  • Propulsion: 4 x Orenda PS.15 Mohawk gas turbines, turbo-electric drive, 4 x shafts, 100,000 shp (75,000 kW)
  • Range: 7,500 nautical miles (13,890 kilometers) at 15 knots (27.78 km/h)
  • Speed: 33.5 knots (62.04 km/hr)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Ericsson Sea Giraffe HC 180 G-Band Air/Surface RDF
    • Thales Smart-S Mk2 S-band Long Range Air Search RDF
    • Saab CEROS 200 Fire Control System
    • Raytheon Anschütz Pathfinder ST Mk.2 Navigational RDF
    • AN/SQS-510 Hull-mounted variable depth Active ASDIC
    • AN/SQR-501 CANTASS Passive towed ASDIC
    • Saab/RIM CanACCS-9LV Combat System
  • Armament:
    • 1 x OTO Melara 5"/54-caliber compact naval gun
    • 6 x M2 Browning machine guns
    • 1 x 48-cell VLS (fires Sea Wolf and Thunderbolt AAMs, Storm Wind cruise missiles)
    • 1 x 8-cell Mark 32 Orca AsubM Launcher
    • 2 x 35mm Naval Defender CIWS
    • 2 x 12.75" SWTS-2 triple torpedo tubes
  • Aircraft Carried: 2 x Westland Westminster Helicopters.

Unit RunEdit

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