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FGS Bad Bevensen - M1063


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FGS Bad Bevensen - M1063

FGS Bad Bevensen as part of NATO's Standing Mine Countermeasures Force Group 1 (SNMCMG1) making a courtesy visit with BNS Godetia, HMS Brocklesby and HNOMS Otra to Newcastle Upon Tyne, entering Port of Tyne, 4th May 2007. Photographed from North Shields Fishquay.

The NATO Group is carrying out an extensive fourteen-week mine clearance operation in the waters of Belgium, the Netherlands, the U.K., Latvia, Estonia and France.

This is a FRANKENTHAL-Class ships are built from nonmagnetic steel and use a common technical platform. The crew comprises specially trained clearance divers who can identify and destroy mines. Built from nonmagnetic steel and use a common technical platform. The crew comprises specially trained clearance divers who can identify and destroy mines.

Length/Beam/Draft (m): 54,5/9,2/2,84
Displacement: 660 tons
Speed: approx. 18 knots
Propulsive Power: 4,080 kW (5,550 hp)
Armament: 1 x 40 mm gun
manportable air defence system
minesweeping and minelaying equipment
Ship´s Complement: 42