Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana

Andrea Doria class Guided Missile Destroyer

(Orizzonte / Horizon project)

 

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Ships:

 

unit

in service

builder

status

 

D 553 ITS Andrea Doria

2007

Fincantieri - Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A., Italy

in service

 

D 554 ITS Caio Duilio

2009

Fincantieri - Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A., Italy

in service

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Displacement:

7050 tons (full load)

 

Length:

152,9 meters

 

Beam:

20,3 meters

 

Draft:

7,6 meters

 

Speed:

29 knots (54 km/h) with gas turbines

18 knots (33 km/h) with diesel engines

 

Propulsion:

CODOG (Combined Diesel or Gas)

2 GE/Avio LM2500 gas turbines (20,5 MW / 27870 hp, each)

2 MAN Pielstick 12 PA6 STC diesel engines (4,32 MW / 5875 hp, each)

2 shafts / 2 propellers / 1 bow thruster

 

Range:

6100 NM (11300 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h)

3500 NM (6500 km) at 24 knots (44 km/h)

 

Crew:

195 + 37 staff (accommodations for 255)

 

Aviation:

flight deck (26,5x20 meters) & hangar (15x12 meters) for 1 helicopter (EH-101 or NH-90)

 

Armament:

Guns:

3 x OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun

2 x Oto-Breda/Oerlikon KBA 25/80 machine guns

 

SAM:

DCNS Sylver A-50 Vertical Launching Sytem / VLS (6x8 = 48 cells) for a mix of:

- MBDA Aster 15 short range SAM

- MBDA Aster 30 medium range SAM

 

SSM:

fitted for 4 x MBDA Teseo Mk.2/A twin missile launchers

 

Torpedoes:

2 x EuroTorp B515/3 single torpedo tubes for MU90 Impact LWT torpedoes

 

Decoys:

2 x Oto-Melara SCLAR-H chaff/flare launchers

2 x SLAT anti-torpedo system

 

 

 

 

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class images

 

 

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andrea doria class destroyer oto breda 76/62 super rapid gun dcns sylver a-50 vls

Sylver VLS and 2 OtoBreda 76/62 super rapid guns

 

d 553 andrea doria destroyer flight deck hangar

helo deck and hangar - aft 76/62 gun

 

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