IT Impavido class

IT Impetuoso class

Guided-Missile Destroyer


Guided-Missile Destroyer Impavido class

Italian post WWII second generation destroyers and their first guided missile ships

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1972 IT Audace class
1993         IT Durand de la Penne class


3940full load (tn)
131length (m)
13.60beam (m)
4.50draught (m)
6000range (nm)
34max speed (knots)
70000power (shp)

4Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines

1Missile Launcher Mk 11 Tartar

1Naval Gun Mark 28 5/38 inch (twin 127mm)

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19631992ITItalian NavyD 570ImpavidoIAML
19641991ITItalian NavyD 571IntrepidoIANT - 571
19722006ITItalian NavyD 550Audace class ArditoIARD
19722006ITItalian NavyD 551Audace class AudaceIARU
1993--ITItalian NavyD 560Durand de la Penne class Luigi Durand de la Penne IADP - D560
1993--ITItalian NavyD 561Durand de la Penne class Francesco Mimbelli IAFM - D561

6 units


1957Laid downLaid down IT D 570 Impavido
1959Laid downLaid down IT D 571 Intrepido
1962LaunchedLaunched IT D 570 Impavido
1962LaunchedLaunched IT D 571 Intrepido
1963CommissionedCommissioned IT D 570 Impavido
1964CommissionedCommissioned IT D 571 Intrepido
1991DecommissionedDecommissioned IT D 571 Intrepido
1992DecommissionedDecommissioned IT D 570 Impavido

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