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ROCS Cheng Ho (PFG2-1103)
ROCN Cheng Ho (PFG2-1103) Shipped at Zuoying Naval Base 20141123.jpg
Career (Taiwan)
Name: ROCS Cheng Ho (PFG2-1103)
Namesake: Cheng Ho (鄭和)
Ordered: 8 May 1989
Builder:
  • China Shipbuilding Corp.,
  • Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
Laid down: 29 October 1991
Launched: 15 October 1992
Commissioned: 28 March 1994
Status: in active service, as of 2022
General characteristics
Class & type: Cheng Kung-class frigate
Displacement: 4,103 tons full
Length: 453 ft (138 m)
Beam: 46.95 ft (14.31 m)
Propulsion: General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines, 40,000 shp total
Speed: 29 knots
Complement:
  • 18 officers
  • 180 enlisted
  • 19 flight crew
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • AN/SPS-49 air search radar
  • SPS-55 surface search radar
  • CAS, STIR gun fire control radar
  • SQS-56 sonar
  • Electronic warfare
    & decoys:
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)5
  • (AN/SLQ-32(V)2 + SIDEKICK)
  • Armament:
  • 40 × SM-1MR at Mk 13 Missile Launcher
  • 4 × Hsiung Feng II and 4 HF-3 supersonic AShM
  • 1 × OTO Melara 76 mm naval gun
  • 2 × Bofors 40mm/L70mm guns
  • 1 × 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 2 × triple Mark 32 ASW torpedo tubes with Mark 46 anti-submarine torpedoes
  • Aircraft carried: Sikorsky S-70C-1/2

    ROCS Cheng Ho (鄭和, PFG2-1103) is the second of eight Taiwanese-built Cheng Kung-class frigates of the Republic of China Navy, based on the Oliver Hazard Perry class. Laid down on 21 December 1991 and launched on 15 October 1992, Cheng Ho (鄭和) was commissioned into service on 28 March 1994. All of the Taiwanese PFGs have the length of the later Oliver Hazard Perry FFGs, but have a different weapon and electronics fit.


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