The German frigate FGS Brandenburg was developed and build by Blohm and Voss in Hamburg and was commissioned in 14th October 1994. It is the first of four ships of the Brandenburg Class.
This multi-role frigate carries a wide mix of sensors and armament, including the capability to embark two Sea Lynx MK 88 or two NH 90 NFH helicopters. Displacing 5,487 tonnes, she is 138,9 meters long, she is capable of a top speed of 29 knots.
FGS Brandenburg is going to be the flagship of EU Naval Force for the period of four months.
The German Replenishment Tanker, FGS Rhön was originally built for the Liberian Merchant Navy, but was sold to and commissioned in to the Federal German Navy on 23 September 1977.
With a displacement of 14,169 tonnes, the tanker has a capacity of 11,500 m³ and is manned with 42 civilians. She is 130.2 metres in length and is capable of a top speed of 16 knots. She has a range of 3,250 nautical miles at 12 knots.
FS Floréal is the first of eight ships of the Floréal Class. It was built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France 1990 and commissioned at the 27th May 1992.
She took part in EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta in 2010, 2011, 2012.
The frigate is armed with two MM-38 missiles. Fitted forward is a Giat 100mm L55 Model 68 gun. Two Giat 20mm 20F2 guns are also mounted at the aft of the wheelhouse, and two twin Simbad lightweight launchers, firing Mistral missiles, provide close-in air defence.
The frigate features a 300m² helicopter deck which can support the operations of a single Super Puma, SA-565 MA Panther or NH90 helicopters.
She has a weight of 2,997 tonnes and is 93,5 meters long. FS Floréal’s top speed is 20 knots and she has a maximum range of 10,000 n miles at 15 kt.
HS Psara is a Hydra class frigate and was commissioned into the Greek Navy in 1998. The multi-role frigate, which has a crew of 198, carries a wide mix of sensors and armaments, including one Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk helicopter.
HS Psara has previously participated in the EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta, from December 2008 to April 2009.
Displacing 2,753 tonnes, she is 117 meters long, she is capable of a top speed of 31 knots.
The ESPS Relámpago was built in Spain for the Spanish Navy as one of four modular Offshore Patrol Vessels (Meteoro class). The Meteoro class of ships were designed with a modular design to allow it to be adapted to conduct a wide range of tasks from a common base.
Displacing 2,840 tonnes, she is 93.9 meters long and with 2 MTU 16 V 1163 Diesel engines and a SIEMENS electric engine is capable of a top speed of about 20 knots.