Warships of NATO and Warsaw Pact, 1980s
Unit Database for Boots, Tracks, and Rotors and Emcon C games.
by Mike J.
The J-8 Shop


Unit codes
CV: Aircraft Carrier
CVN: Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
CVL: Light Aircraft Carrier
CVH: Helicopter Carrier
CG: Guided missile cruiser
CA: gun-armed cruiser
DD: destroyer
DDG: guided missile destroyer
FFG: guided missile frigate
FF: frigate
FFL: light frigate, corvette
FAC: fast attack craft


SS: diesel/electric attack submarine
SSN: nuclear powered attack submarine
SSGN: nuclear powered cruise missile submarine

France


Clemenceau CV

Veteran, Tech 4. Air group includes 2 squadrons of Super Etendard strike aircraft (8 aircraft each), 1 squadron of F-8 Crusader fighters (8 aircraft), 1 squadron of Alize ASW aircraft (8 aircraft), and a small number of helicopters

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

8/9

-- [+2s]

--; 2

--

C (+1)

7 [55]

 

 

Jeanne D'Arc CVH

Veteran, Tech 4. Airgroup includes up to 8 ASW helicopters. May carry 1 infantry battalion and transport helicopters. On-board armament consists 100mm automatic guns and 6 Exocet MM.38 anti-ship missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.8 as]

7/9

-- [0]

2s; 1

3

C

6 [40]

 

 

Georges Leygues DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Modern ASW escorts armed with 1 100mm gun each, Crotale SAM system, Exocet MM.38 or MM.40 missiles, and ASW helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

7/9

-- [+2s]

3s; 2

6

E

7 [55]

 

 

Cassard DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Air defense variant of the Georges Leygues class, without Crotale system and with reduced ASW capabilities, and with a Standard MR-1 SAM area defense system added.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 f]

8/9

5 {2} [0]

3s; 2

4

E

7 [55]

 

 

Tourville DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Large ASW escorts armed with 100mm guns, Exocet SSMs, Malafon ASW missiles, and helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

7/9

-- [2s]

3s; 3

6

E

7 [35]

 

 

Suffren DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Air defense destroyers armed with Masurca area defense SAM system, 100mm guns, Exocet SSMs, and Malafon ASW missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

8/9

5  {2} [0]

2s; 3

4

E

7 [35]

 

 

Rubis SSN

Veteran, Tech 4. World's smallest class of nuclear attack submarines, optimized for anti-surface rather than ASW operations. The last two ships (also known as the Amethyste class) have ASW of 6. Armament includes 533mm F-17-series wire-guided torpedoes and Exocet SM.39 anti-ship missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

6 {4}

5

E

6n

 

 

Agosta SS

Veteran, Tech 4. Patrol submarines armed with heavy torpedoes and Exocet SM.39 missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

6 {4}

5

E

2 [30]

 

 

 MCM unit

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 --

-- 

-- 

 MCM: 5

 
Germany

Bremen (Type 122) FFG

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

7/9

-- [2s]

3s; 1

5

E

7

 

 

Hamburg DD

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

6/8

--

2s; 4

4

1; 2

7

 

 

Type 143/148 FAC

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1c

6/6

-- [0]

3s; 3

--

F

7 [20]

 

 

 MCM unit

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 -- [-6]

-- 

-- 

F

 MCM: 5

 

Type 206 SS

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1c

--/6

--

5 {6}

4

F

2 [15]

 

 

Great Britain
 

Invincible CVL

Veteran, Tech 4. Air group includes one 8-helicopter Sea King squadron and one 8-plane Sea Harrier squadron.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [1 af]

8/9

4 [0]

--

2

C

7 [50]

 

 

Sheffield (Type 42) DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Sea Dart-armed air defense destroyers.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

8/9

6  {4} [0]

--; 2

3

E

7 [30]

 

 

Broadsword (Type 22) FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. ASW escorts with Sea Wolf SAMs, Exocet SSMs, ASW helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

7/9

-- [2s]

2s [0] ; --

6

E

7 [35]

 

 

Amazon (Type 21) FFG

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

6/8

-- [0]

2s [0]; 2

4

E

7 [35]

 

 

Devonshire DDG

Veteran, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

6/8

3 {4} [0]

2s [0]; 2

3

E

7 [35]

 

 

Leander (Exocet) FFG

Veteran, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

6/8

-- [2s]

2s [0]; --

3

E

6 [30]

 

 

Leander (Ikara) FFG

Veteran, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

6/8

-- [0]

--; --

5

E

6 [30]

 

 

Swiftsure SSN

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

5  {2}

7

E

7n

 

 

Valiant SSN

Veteran, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

5 {2}

5

E

6n

 

 

 MCM unit

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 -- [-6]

-- 

-- 

 MCM: 5

 

 Italy

 

Giuseppe Garibaldi CVL

Veteran, Tech 4. Airgroup: 1 Harrier squadron (8 planes), ASW helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.8 af]

8/9

-- [2s]

2s; --

4

C

7 [50]

 

 

Vittorio Veneto CVH

Veteran, Tech 4. ASW helicopter carrier with Terrier SAMs, Otomat SSMs, 76mm guns, and heavy ASW helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.6 af]

8/9

5 {4} [4s]

1s; --

4

E

7 [35]

 

 

Audace DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Air defense destroyers with 127mm and 76mm guns, Otomat SSMs, Tartar and Aspide SAMs, and ASW weapons.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 af]

8/9

5  {2} [4s]

3s; 4

4

E

7 [30]

 

 

Maestrale FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. General-purpose fleet escort with 127mm and 76mm guns, Otomat SSMs, Aspide SAMs, and ASW weapons. A larger and more effective variant of the Lupo FFG.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

7/9

-- [2s]

2s; 4

6

E

7 [45]

 

 

Lupo FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. General-purpose fleet escort with 127mm and 76mm guns, Otomat SSMs, Aspide SAMs, and ASW weapons.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 af]

6/8

-- [2s]

3s; 4

4

E

8 [35]

 

 

Nazario Sauro SS

Veteran, Tech 4. Armed with 533mm heavyweight torpedoes.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

5  {4}

5

E

2 [40]

 

 

 MCM unit

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 -- [-6]

-- 

-- 

F

 MCM: 5

 

Netherlands


Tromp DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. Tartar-armed air defense ships, with 120mm guns and Harpoon SSMs.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 a]

8/9

5 {2} [2s]

3s; 3

3

E

7 [35]

 

 

Jacob van Heemskerck FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. Air defense variant of the Kortenaer FFG, with Tartar SAM.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

8/9

5  {2} [2s]

3s;1

4

E

7 [35]

 

 

Kortenaer FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. General-purpose escorts, with Harpoon SSMs, Sea Sparrow SAMs, 76mm guns, and ASW torpedoes and helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

7/9

-- [2s]

3s; 1

5

E

7 [35]

 

 

 MCM unit

Veteran, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 -- [-6]

-- 

-- 

F

 MCM: 5


Soviet Union

 

Kiev CVL

Regular, Tech 4. 8 SS-N-12 Sandbox SSMs (8 reloads), 2 SA-N-3 air defense systems, 76mm and 30mm guns, RBU ASW launchers. Air group: 1 Yak-28 Forger squadron (12 aircraft), ASW helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [2 a]

7/8

3  {2} [4]

6h [2]; 1

3

C

7 [90]

 

 

Moskva CVH

Regular, Tech 3. 2 SA-N-3 systems, FRAS-1 ASW, 57mm guns. Air group:

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [1.2 a]

6/7

3  {2} [2]

--; 0

3

C

7 [60]

 

 

Kirov CGN

Regular, Tech 4. 20 SS-19 Shipwreck SSM, 96 SA-N-6 Grumble SAM, SA-N-4 point defense, SS-N-14 ASW missiles, 533mm ASW torpedoes, 100mm and 30mm guns, 2 helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 a]

7/8

6  {1} [4]

8h [2]; 3

3

C (+3)

7n

 

 

Slava CG

Regular, Tech 4. 16 SS-N-16 Sandbox SSM, 48 SA-N-6 Grumble SAM, SA-N-4 point defense, 533mm ASW torpedoes, 130mm and 30mm guns, 1 helicopter.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.1 a]

7/8

5  {2} [2]

7h [2]; 3

1

C

7 [40]

 

 

Sovremennyy DDG

Regular, Tech 4. SS-N-22 Sunburn SSMs, SA-N-7 SAMs, 130mm and 30mm guns, 1 helicopter.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

5/7

4  {2} [0]

4r [1]; 5

2

E

7

 

 

Udaloy DDG

Regular, Tech 4. SS-N-14 Silex ASW missiles, SA-N-9 SAMs, VDS, 2 helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

5/7

-- [4s]

2r [0]; 3

4

E

7

 

 

Kara CG

Regular, Tech 3. SS-N-14 ASW missiles, SA-N-3 SAMs, 2 helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

5/6

3  {2} [2]

2r [0]; 1

4

E

7 [55]

 

 

Kashin Mod DDG

Regular, Tech 3. SS-N-2 Styx SSMs, SA-N-1 SAMs, 533mm ASW torpedoes.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

4/6

2  {2} [2]

2r [0]; 1

3

E

8 [30]

 

 

Krivak I/II FFG

Regular, Tech 3. SS-N-14 ASW missiles, SA-N-4 SAMs, 533mm ASW torpedoes.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

4/5

-- [2]

1r [0]; 1

2

E

7 [30]

 

 

Grisha FFL

Regular, Tech 3. Coastal escort. SA-N-4 SAM, 533mm ASW torpedoes, 57mm guns.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

3/4

-- [0]

--/0

1

E

7 [15]

 

 

Nanuchka FAC

Regular, Tech 3. SS-N-9 SSMs, SA-N-4 SAMs, 57mm guns.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

3/4

-- [0]

4r [0]; 1

--

F

8 [15]

 

 

Tarantul FAC

Regular, Tech 4. SS-N-22 Sunburn SSMs, 76mm and 30mm guns.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

3/4

-- [0]

4r [0]; 1

--

F

8 [15]

 

 

Osa FAC

Regular, Tech 3. SS-N-2 Styx, 30mm guns.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

3/4

-- [0]

3r [0]; --

--

F

8

 

 

Victor III SSN

Regular, Tech 4. Armament includes 533mm and 650mm torpedoes, AS-15 and AS-16 ASW missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/5

--

6

4

E

8n

 

 

Victor I/II SSN

Regular, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/5

--

5

3

E

7n

 

 

Oscar SSGN

Regular, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/5

--

8h [2]; 6

3

C

7n

 

 

Kilo SS

Regular, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/5

--

4

4

E

2 [20]

 

 

Charlie SSGN

Regular, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/5

--

4

2

E

5n

 

 

Tango SS

Regular, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/4

--

3

3

E

2 [30]

 

 

 MCM unit

Regular, Tech 4.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

 1

-- 

 --

-- [-6]

-- 

 MCM: 4

 

United States

 

Nimitz CVN

Veteran, Tech 4. Typical airwing would include 2 F-14 squadrons, 2 A-7 or F/A-18 squadrons, 1 A-6 squadron, a 4-plane E-2 Hawkeye flight, a 4-plane Prowler flight, and a 10-plane S-3 squadron, plus helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

8[9]/9

-- [4s]

--

--

C (+3)

7n

 

 

John F. Kennedy CV

Veteran, Tech 4. Typical airwing would include 2 F-14 squadrons, 2 A-7 or F/A-18 squadrons, 1 A-6 squadron, a 4-plane E-2 Hawkeye flight, a 4-plane Prowler flight, and a 10-plane S-3 squadron, plus helicopters.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

8[9]/9

-- [4s]

--

--

C (+1)

7 [90]

 

 

Iowa BB

Veteran, Tech 4. Anti-surface and shore bombardment platforms with 406mm guns, Harpoon and Tomahawk anti-ship/land attack missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

7/9

-- [2s]

5s[1] or 4s[2]; 9

--

C (+5)

7 [90]

 

 

Virginia CGN

Veteran, Tech 4. The last class of nuclear-powered escorts in the USN. Armament includes 127mm guns, Tomahawk and Harpoon anti-ship missiles, ASROC ASW missiles, Standard SAMs, and Phalanx point-defense systems.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

8/9

7  {1} [0s]

5s[1] or 3s[2]; 3

6

C

7n

 

 

Ticonderoga CG

Veteran, Tech 4. AEGIS system-equipped air defense cruisers, with excellent ASW capabilities.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

8/9

10  {1} [0s]

5s[1] or 3s[2]; 2

6

E

7 [50]

 

 

Belknap CG

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

8/9

6  {1} [0s]

3s[1]; 2

4

E

7 [50]

 

 

Spruance DDG

Veteran, Tech 4. ASW destroyers with 127mm guns, ASROC ASW missiles, Sea Sparrow SAMs, and Harpoon SSMs. Statistics assume presence of Tomahawk SSMs.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.4 a]

7/9

-- [2s]

5s[1] or 3s[2]; 3

7

E

7 [50]

 

 

Charles Adams DDG

Veteran, Tech 4

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

7/9

4  {1} [0s]

 3s[1]; 3

5

E

7 [40]

 

 

Oliver Hazard Perry FFG

Veteran, Tech 4. 

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 a]

7/9

4 [2s]

2s[1]; 1

5

E

7 [40]

 

 

Knox FFG

Veteran, Tech 3

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1 [.2 a]

7/9

-- [0]

 

5

E

6 [40]

 

 

Los Angeles SSN

Veteran, Tech 4.  Very  quiet attack subs with Mark  48  ADCAP  torpedoes and Harpoon missiles.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

6

7

E

8n

 

 

Sturgeon SSN

Veteran, Tech 3.

Size

Detection

Air

Surface

ASW

Survivability

Movement

Special

1

--/6

--

5

6

E

8n

 

 

Mike J.
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