Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana

Maestrale class Guided Missile Frigate

 

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Ships:

unit

in service

builder

status

F 570 ITS Maestrale

1982

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 571 ITS Grecale

1983

Cantiere Navale del Muggiano, La Spezia, Italy

in service

F 572 ITS Libeccio

1983

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 573 ITS Scirocco

1983

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 574 ITS Aliseo

1983

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 575 ITS Euro

1984

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 576 ITS Espero

1985

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

F 577 ITS Zeffiro

1985

Cantiere Navale di Riva Trigoso, Genua, Italy

in service

 

 

Specifications:

 

Length:

122,7 meters

 

Beam:

12,9 meters

 

Draft:

4,2 meters

 

Displacement:

3040 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

32 knots (59 km/h) maximal with gas turbines / 21 knots (39 km/h) with diesels

 

Range:

6000 NM (11100 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)

 

Crew:

225

 

Aviation:

flight deck (27x12 meters) and hangar for 2 helicopter AB-212ASW helicopter

 

Propulsion:

CODOG (Combined Diesel or Gas)

2 x GE/Fiat-Avio LM2500 gas engines (50000 hp)

2 x Grandi Motori Trieste GMT BL-230.20-DVM diesel engines (10000 hp)
2 shafts / 2 propellers

 

Armament:

1 x Oto-Melara 127/54C compact gun

2 x Oto-Melara 40L70 DARDO CIWS

4 x Otomat/Teseo SSM launchers (single or double)

1 x Albatros Mk-2 missile launching system for Selenia Aspide SAM (8 missiles + reload)

2 x B-515/ILAS-3 12,75 (324mm) triple torpedo tubes for A244 lightweight torpedos

2 x 533mm torpedo tubes for A-184 ASW/ASuW heavy torpedoes (located on the mooring deck, aft)

 

Systems:

1 SPS-774 (RAN-10S) surface and air surveillance radar
1 SPS-702 air/surface search radar
1 SPS-703 navigation radar
1 SPG-75 fire control radar
2 SPG-74 fire control radar (for Dardo)

2 SLQ-D jammer system
1 ARBG-1A Saigon radio interceptor
2 SCLAR decoy launchers
1 SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy
1 SLR-4 Newton intercept ESM system

 

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B515 torpedo tubes and Oto-Melara 40L70 Dardo CIWS

 

 

 

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