Sensor, weapon hiccups plagued Danish frigate in the Red Sea: reports

April 3, 2024

Defense News

Critical weapon and mission systems aboard the Danish frigate Iver Huitfeldt malfunctioned during the ship’s recent deployment to the Red Sea, as the ship was partaking in an international effort to protect maritime cargo traffic against attacks from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militants, according to published reports.

The Danish independent news website Olfi reported that in a leaked message the frigate’s commanding officer, Cdr. Sune Lund, complained about a problem pertaining to the ship’s active phased array radar and the C-Flex combat management system.

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