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frigate [2]click to hear

Warship used for antiaircraft, antisubmarine and antiship operations.
frigate [2] ship’s motor boat sea-to-sea missile hull sonar decoy launcher turret air search radar surface surveillance radar target detection radar surveillance radar shaft propellers helicopter flight deck helicopter helicopter hangar antimissile self-defense antiaircraft missile VHF antenna diesel engines surface-to-subsurface missile missile stowage officers’ quarters

ship’s motor boat click to hear

Small high-speed watercraft.

sea-to-sea missile click to hear

Missile fired from a ship that targets another ship.

hull sonar click to hear

Ultrasound detection device used to track submarines.

decoy launcher click to hear

Device that fires objects that imitate missiles in order to draw enemy missile fire.

turret click to hear

Multidirectional device equipped with an antiaircraft cannon.

air search radar click to hear

Instrument for detecting enemy aircraft.

surface surveillance radar click to hear

Instrument that detects obstacles such as ships and icebergs on the surface of the water.

target detection radar click to hear

Device that detects surface movements near the ship.

surveillance radar click to hear

Instrument that detects aircraft in the vicinity of the ship; it can guide missiles toward enemy targets.

shaft click to hear

Device driven by a diesel engine; it transfers rotary movement to the propeller.

propellers click to hear

The frigate’s propulsion system that is made up of blades arranged around a hub.

helicopter flight deck click to hear

Area designed for helicopter takeoff and landing.

helicopter click to hear

Aircraft whose lift agent is a rotor on a vertical axle.

helicopter hangar click to hear

Installation used to house helicopters and carry out maintenance on them.

antimissile self-defense click to hear

Launch system for short-range missiles, which are used to destroy missiles from enemy aircraft.

antiaircraft missile click to hear

Missile designed to destroy enemy aircraft.

VHF antenna click to hear

Antenna that provides a radio link with a coastal station, another ship or an aircraft.

diesel engines click to hear

Combustion engines in which air is compressed to the point that its heat ignites the fuel.

surface-to-subsurface missile click to hear

Missile designed to destroy enemy submarines.

missile stowage click to hear

Compartment where antiaircraft and surface-to-subsurface missiles are stored.

officers’ quarters click to hear

Room where officers rest at night or between shifts.