Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana - Guided Missile Destroyer

D 551  -  ITS Audace

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG; Audace class

Builder:

 

Cantieri Navali Riuniti del Tirreno SpA, Riva Trigoso, Italy

STATUS:

 

Laid down: April 17, 1968

Launched: October 2, 1971

Commissioned: November 16, 1972

Decommissioned: September 28, 2006

Homeport:

 

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Namesake:

 

Audace = audacious

Ship’s Motto:

 

Gloria Audaciae Comes

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

see: INFO > Audace - class Guided Missile Destroyer

 

ship images

 

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d 551 its audace destroyer helicopter hangar

 

 

 

 

d 551 audace guided missile destroyer otomat teseo ssm oto-melara 3"/62 caliber gun

 

d 551 audace mast details

 

 

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d 551 audace mk-13 missile launcher tartar standard

 

 

 

 

 

 

d 551 its audace destroyer albatros aspide sam sea sparrow oto-melara 5"54 caliber 127mm gun

 

 

 

d 551 audace guided missile destroyer ab-212 asw helicopter

 

 

ITS Audace (D 551):

 

- history wanted -

 

patches

 

 

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