What is hydra class ship?

What is hydra class ship?

The Hydra class are a group of four frigates in service with the Hellenic Navy. They were designed in Germany and are part of the MEKO group of modular warships, in this case the MEKO 200 design. The programme was authorised in 1988 and partially paid for with FMS aid and previsioned for the commission of six vessels.

What is a light frigate?

Edit. Light Combat Frigates form the backbone of an early game fleet. A good balance of cost, speed, survivability and firepower, light frigates are a cost effective method for adding to fleet firepower early on. They are the only fully combat-oriented frigate that can be built without any research.

What is a three masted frigate?

A frigate was a three-masted, fully rigged vessel, with its armament carried on a single gun deck and with additional guns on the poop and forecastle. The number of guns varied between 24 and 56, but 30 to 40 guns were common.

What kingdom do Hydra belong to?

Hydra (genus)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order: Anthoathecata

What is the name of a three masted ship?

Barque. A vessel of three or more masts, fore and aft rigged on the aftermost mast and square-rigged on all others. Sometimes spelled ‘bark’.

What is difference between destroyer and Frigate?

In general, a Destroyer is heavier, carries more firepower, and is slightly faster than a Frigate. Frigates also tend to have more of a focus on anti-submarine missions. However, both classes are frequently multi-mission capable.

What kind of frigate is the MEKO 200?

Provision for towed array The MEKO 200 is a frigate design by the Blohm + Voss shipyard of Germany, as part of the MEKO family of warships. HMAS Parramatta, an Anzac -class MEKO 200 type frigate of the Royal Australian Navy.

What kind of ships are the MEKO a class?

The MEKO A class combat ships, designed by German shipbuilding company Blohm and Voss, are evolved from the MEKO family of ships, which have been in operation with navies around the world since the 1980s. The MEKO A family includes the 1,650t MEKO A-100 multi-purpose corvette and the 3,500t MEKO A-200 frigate.

Is the MEKO A-100 Corvette a light frigate?

The MEKO® A-100 Corvette is a somewhat smaller and more economic class ‘sister’ of the A-100 Light Frigate, which is nevertheless almost equal in multi-purpose capabilities, and has aviation support and modularity features similar to those of the larger vessel, and is also fully capable of three-dimensional warfare.

Is there a MEKO 200 in the Algerian Navy?

There is an option for two more. El Radii was the first German built MEKO A-200 AN frigate commissioned with the Algerian Navy. According to a scale model of the MEKO A-200 AN frigate on display on the CMN/Privinvest booth during Euronaval 2014, the new class of frigate is heavily armed: