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Guided Missile Cruiser "Brno"

Second (serial) ship in a series of Type Prague guided missile cruisers. Laid on the Trinec Shipyard March 18, 2005, launched on June 20, 2006, commissioned September 26, 2007.

The ship was named after the second largest city in the Czech Republic - Brno. Ship hull number - CG-02. Currently ship is in the 2nd Tactical Group of the surface ships "Plesne" of the Czech Central Fleet.

Commander - Captain 1st Rank Lukas Tesarzh

Side view of the ship:

Type Prague Guided Missile Cruiser
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General characteristics:

Displacement: 9,750 tons full load
Length: 184,7 m
Beam: 16 m
Draft: 6,4 m
Speed: 32 knots
Range: 9,000 nmi at 17 kn
Propulsion: 4 x Skoda-Pilsner gas turbine engines x 45,000 horsepower, 2 shafts
Armament:
- 2 x 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems
- 1 x 48 cell Sylver A-50 vertical launch system
- 1 x BAE 4.5 inch Mk8 Mod. 1 gun
- 3 x Goalkeeper CIWS
- 2 x Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) triple torpedo tubes for lightweight torpedoes
- 4 x OTO RHMG 12.5 mm machine guns
- 1 x NHI NH-90 helicopter
Complement: 375

     
     
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