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by The Far North Republic of Crockerland. . 11 reads.

Naval vessels of Crockerland

Destroyers & Cruisers






Zumwalt II-class

20 MK 57 Vertical Launch System modules

  • RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles

  • Block III Tomahawk

3 Mark 45 5-inch/54-caliber lightweight guns
2 Mk44 Bushmaster II auto-cannons

AN/SPY-3 radar
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoys
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare Suite
Seagnat Control System anti-missile defense
Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopter
3 MQ-8 Fire Scout VTUAVs

The Zumwalt II-class is a derivative of the Zumwalt-class stealth destroyer, which had a cripplingly expensive gun system known as the "Advanced Gun System", for which no ammunition was ever produced. The Zumwalt II-class makes use of the stealthy design of the ship's hull while abandoning the AGS in favor of a Mark 45 54-caliber artillery system, making it significantly more capable in land attack. Additional improvements from the Zumwalt include the addition of countermeasures against missiles and torpedoes, as well as an electronic warfare system.


2 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems containing
122 mix of:
RIM-66M-5 Standard SM-2MR Block IIIB
RIM-156A SM-2ER Block IV
RIM-161 SM-3
RIM-174A Standard ERAM
BGM-109 Tomahawk
8 RGM-84 Harpoon missiles
2 5 in (127 mm)/54 caliber Mark 45 lightweight gun
2 25 mm (0.98 in) Mk 38 gun
2–4 .50 in (12.7 mm) cal. machine gun
2 Phalanx CIWS Block 1B
2 Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) triple torpedo tubes

AN/SPY-1A/B multi-function radar
AN/SPS-49 air search radar
AN/SPG-62 fire control radar
AN/SPS-73 surface search radar
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare Suite
AN/SQQ-89(V)1/3 - A(V)15 Sonar suite, consisting of:
AN/SQS-53B/C/D active sonar
AN/SQR-19 TACTAS, AN/SQR-19B ITASS, & MFTA passive sonar
AN/SQQ-28 light airborne multi-purpose system
Mark 36 SRBOC
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie

The Nash-class destroyers or cruisers are classified differently by varying governments, as to whether they are to be considered cruisers or destroyers. The Nash-class ships are recognizable by their bow-affixed helipads, contrasting to most other ships having helipads on the stern of the ship.

The Nash-class cruisers or destroyers are the most widely-used naval vessel constructed and invented locally, as opposed to foreign-made ships, even those constructed locally under contract.

CGN-38 class

2 Mk 26 missile launchers for 68 missiles
RIM-66 Standard Missiles (MR) / RUR-5 ASROC
8 Tomahawk missile (from 2 armored-box launchers after a refitting)
8 RGM-84 Harpoon (from two Mk-141 quad launchers)
4 Mk 46 torpedoes (from fixed single tubes)
2 Mk-45 5-inch/54 caliber rapid-fire gun
2 20 mm Phalanx CIWS (post-refit)
2 25 mm Mk 38 chain guns
6 .50 cal (12.7 mm) M2 machine guns

AN/SPS-48E 3-D air search radar
AN/SPS-49 2-D air search radar
AN/SPS-55 surface search radar
AN/SPQ-9A gun fire control radar
AN/SPG-60 fire control radar
AN/SPG-51 missile fire control radar
AN/SQS-26 bow mounted sonar
Mark 36 SRBOC
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie

The CGN-38 class cruiser, also known as the Virginia-class, was a class of nuclear-powered guided-missile cruisers. The CGN-38 class had to undergo a long decommissioning process in the 2000s.

Frigates & Destroyer Escorts






Type 23 Frigate

4 12.75 in (324 mm) Sting Ray torpedo tubes
8 RGM-84 Harpoon missile launchers
32 VLS GWS-26 Seawolf cells
BAE 4.5 inch Mk 8 naval gun
2 Mk44 Bushmaster II auto-cannons
2 M134 Miniguns
4 FN MAG General-purpose machine guns

Seagnat Control System anti-missile defense
Type 182 towed torpedo decoy
Flight deck
Enclosed hanger
WG-13 Lynx HMA8 helicopter

  • 4 BAC Sea Skua anti-ship missiles
    OR 2 anti-submarine torpedoes

The Type 23 frigates are versatile but older ships originally produced by the British in the 1980s, they remain largely unmodified from the Royal Navy version, and they are typically used as escorts or patrol craft.

La Feyette-class

8 Exocet MM40 block II anti-ship missiles
100 mm TR automatic gun
2 20 mm modèle F2 guns
TC-2N Sky Sword anti-air missiles
Crotale CN2 CIWS

1 DRBN34 navigation radar
1 DRBN34 landing radar
1 Air/Surface DRBV 15C sentry radar
1 firing control radar for the 100 mm gun
1 CN2 firing control radar
1 Saïgon ARBG 1 radio interceptor
1 ARBR 21 radar interceptor
2 Dagaie Mk2 AMGL-1C chaff launchers
1 AN/SLQ-25 Nixie tugged noise maker
Prairie-Masker noise reduction system
Integrated Shipboard Communication System ISCS (SNTI 120 ch.)
SEAO/OPSMER Naval command support system
Syracuse II satellite transmission system
Inmarsat navigation system
1 AS565-MB Panther helicopter

The La Fayette-class frigates are originally of French design, though they are also used by the Taiwanese, Singaporean, and Saudi navies; The ships' anti-air capabilities were upgraded in the 2010s with TC-2N missiles from Taiwan.

Type 22 Frigate

2 Sea Wolf anti-air system (Total of 72 Sea Wolf missiles)
2 Quad Harpoon missile launchers (total of 8 Harpoons)
2 triple magazine launched anti-submarine torpedo tubes (total of 36 torpedoes)
1 4.5 in (114 mm) Mk.8 gun
2 20 mm GAM-BO1 guns
1 Goalkeeper CIWS
NATO Seagnat Decoy Launchers

Type 1007 navigation radar
Type 967 and 968 surveillance radar
2 Type 911 Sea Wolf tracking radars
UAT Electronic Surveillance System Type 2050 active sonar
2 WG-13 Lynx HMA8 helicopters

The British-designed Type 22 Frigates were the dominant frigate throughout the late 70s, early 80s, and the 90s, often providing support for the CGN-38 class nuclear-powered cruisers. With it's aging sensors and equipment being dissimilar and not shared by any other current vessel in the early 2000s, the ship was replaced by the Type 23.

Type 12 Frigate

twin 4.5 in (114 mm) gun Mk. 6
twin 40 mm Bofors gun Mk. 2 STAAG,
single 40 mm Bofors gun Mk. 7
2 Limbo anti-submarine mortar Mk. 10
12 21-inch (533 mm) anti-submarine torpedo tubes

Radar Type 993
Radar Type 277Q height finding
Radar Type 275 fire control on director Mark 6M
Radar Type 262 fire control on STAAG
Radar Type 974 navigation
Type 1010 Cossor Mark 10 IFF
Sonar Type 174 search
Sonar Type 162 target classification
Sonar Type 170 attack

The Type 12 Frigates were bought over fear of Soviet submarine attack, serving as a dedicated anti-Submarine warfare vessel. Crockerland's Type 12 ships were built by British companies in Britain using resources and funds from Crockerland, aiding the UK's economy and Crockerland's military needs.

Some historians have speculated that Crockerland's entry into the Suez War of 1956 was spurred by this partnership with Britain.

Type-26 Frigate

Anti-air missiles:
VLS Sea Ceptor 48 cells
CAMM missiles
Strike-length VLS:
24 cell strike-length Mk 41 VLS for: Tomahawk, ASROC and LRASM
BAE 5 inch 62-calibre Mk 45 naval gun
2 30 mm DS30M Mk2 guns
2 Phalanx CIWS
2 miniguns
4 general purpose machine guns

Kelvin Hughes Ltd SharpEye navigation radar
Terma SCANTER 6000 2D X-Band navigation radar
Sonar 2087 (towed array sonar)
Ultra Electronics Type 2150 bow sonar
SCOT-5 satcom
Chinhook-capable flight deck
Enclosed hanger
UAV facilities

The Type 26 is a very versatile, multi-mission ship useful around the globe in a variety of operations from anti-submarine warfare, anti-air warfare, and support for a variety of both pelagic and coastal missions.

Submarines and semi-submersibles






Collins-class submarine

6 21-inch (530 mm) bow torpedo tubes
22 torpedoes, mix of:
Mark 48 Mod 7 CBASS torpedoes
UGM-84C Sub-Harpoon anti-ship missiles

Thomson Sintra Scylla bow and distributed sonar arrays
Thales SHORT-TAS towed sonar array
Thales intercept array
Kelvin Hughes Type 1007 surface search radar
Thales CK043 search periscope
Thales CH093 attack periscope
Condor CS-5600 ESM
2 SSE decoys

The Collins-class submarines were produced in Australia, and are the only modern submarines of Crockerland's navy not to utilize nuclear power.

Lafayette-class submarine

16 Polaris A2/A3 or Poseidon C3 missiles,
21 inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes, 12 torpedoes

BQS-4 Sonar

Though it's name caused some confusion with the La Fayette-class of frigate during the late years of it's service, the Lafeyette-class the first nuclear-powered submarine of the Crockerland fleet.

K XIV-class submarine

4 21 inch bow torpedo tubes
2 21 inch stern torpedo tubes
2 21 inch external-traversing torpedo tubes forward of the conning tower
1 88mm gun
2 40mm gun


In the 1930s, there was concern for the safety of Crockerland's merchant fleet with the rising tensions between Japan, China, and the USSR in the Pacific. Crockerland commissioned the Dutch to manufacture more of their K XIV-class submarines and obtained them from 1935 to 1938.

Patrol boats







30 mm cannon
2 M134 Miniguns
2 General purpose machine guns

Kelvin Hughes Ltd SharpEye navigation radar
Terma Scanter 4100 2D radar
Shared Infrastructure operating system
Flight Deck
16 tonne crane
Pacific 24 landing craft

Crockerland exclusively uses "batch 2" ships, the second generation of the River-class patrol vessels.


76 mm/62 Oto Melara gun
2 30 mm/65 AK-630 CIWS

Sperry Bridgemaster I-band navigation radar
EON-51 electro-optical FCS
Sanket Mk III Electronic Support System
Communication Intelligence System ELK 7036
Kavach chaff launchers

A coastal patrol vessel used by India and Sri Lanka.