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Alpino class Frigate

 

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Ships:

unit

in service

builder

status

F 580 ITS Alpino

1968

Cantieri Navali Riuniti del Tirreno, Riva Trigoso, Italy

decommissioned 2006

F 581 ITS Carabiniere

1968

Cantieri Navali Riuniti del Tirreno, Riva Trigoso, Italy

decommissioned 2008

 

 

Specifications:

 

Length:

113,3 meters

 

Beam:

13,3 meters

 

Draft:

3,75 meters

 

Displacement:

2700 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

29 knots (54 km/h) maximal / 24 knots (44 km/h) cruise with diesels

 

Range:

4000 NM (7400 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h)

 

Crew:

264

 

Aviation:

helicopter deck and telescopic hangar for 2 AB-204 / later AB-212ASW helicopter

 

Propulsion:

CODOG (Combined Diesel or Gas)

4 x TOSI diesel engines (17000 hp)

2 x TOSI/Metrovick gas turbines (15000 shp)
2 shafts / 2 propellers

 

Armament:

6 x Oto-Melara 76mm/L62-caliber Allargato guns

1 x K-113 12/305mm Menon ASW mortar

2 x Mk-32 12.75 (324mm) triple torpedo tubes

 

Systems:

AN/SPS-12 radar

AN/SPQ-2 radar

RTN-10X / RTN-30X fire control radar

AN/SQS-43 hull sonar

 

NOTES:

Initially four ships were planned: Circe (renamed Alpino), Climene (Carabiniere) - Perseo and Polluce were cancelled

 

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