Technical Details

SAS DRAKENSBERG Specifications

Length, overall: 147 m
Beam: 19,5 m
Draught: 7,9 m
Displacement: 12 500 tons
Speed:  20+ knots
Main Engines: 2 x 6 600 kW BMW V12 engines driving a single variable pitch propeller.
Bow thruster
Capacity: 5 500 tons fuel
750 tons dry load
Armament: Four 20mm guns
Six 12,7mm guns
Helicopters Two Oryx helicopters
Full Ship's Complement: 150 personnel
Standard Ship's Complement: 115 14 Officers
  8 Warrant Officers
27 Senior Ratings
66 Junior Ratings
Billet for members under training: 24 12 Officers under training
12 Air Force crew members
During deployment the following personel may also be on board: 1 Intelligence Officer
1 Finance Officer
1 Public Relations Officer
1 Photographer
7 Trained Medical Staff
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