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5m) inc. 5in) machine-guns ASW & USW: 2 fixed torpedo launchers, ECAN L5 Mod 4 A/S torpedoes; Nixie towed decoy Sensors: radar: Thompson CSF DRBJ 11 B long-range 3D air search; DRBV 26C medium-range air/surface search; Racal DRBN 34A navigation and aircraft control; Thompson CSF DRBC 33A and Raytheon SPG-51 Cfire control; sonar: Thompson Sintra DUBA 25A mediumfrequency search and attack Aircraft: 1 helicopter 63 UNITED KINGDOM GERMANY FG, Type 22 FFG, Brandenburg (Type 123) TOTAL OF 14 TYPE 22s were built for the Royal Navy in three separate groups.
The two ships of the Shirane class (Shirane and Kurama) were laid down in 1977/78 and completed in 1980/81. They were a development of the earlier Haruna class completed in 1973/74 and of a very similar design. The later ships were slightly larger, a 20ft (6m) longer hull allowing a 200-ton increase in standard displacement, and can be distinguished by their two separate funnels, as opposed to the split trunk single funnel of the Harunas, and these are offset, the fore funnel to port and the after one to starboard.
The first four (Broadsword, Battleaxe, Brilliant and Brazen) commissioned between 1979 and 1982 and some saw service in the Falklands War, where their Seawolf missile systems proved to be extremely effective. All have now been retired and sold to Brazil. The second batch (Boxer, Beaver, Brave, London, Sheffield, CoventrY! entered service between 1984 and 1988, the last two being named after Type 42 destroyers lost in the Falklands. 3B used in all previous Type 22s. Currently only Sheffield and Coventry remain in service, with the others laid up for disposal.