IT Alpino class

IT Bergamini (1962) class



Frigate Alpino class

This class introduced the CODOG machinery suite (combining gas turbines and diesels) and the use of variable depth sonar into the Italian Navy. Two further units (Perseo aand Polluce ) were cancelled due financial problems.

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1977 IT Lupo class
1978         PE Carvajal class
1980                 VE Mariscal Sucre class
1982         IT Maestrale class
1985         IT Soldati class


2700full load (tn)
113.30length (m)
13.10beam (m)
3.80draught (m)
29max speed (knots)

4Naval Engine diesel
2Naval Engine gas turbine
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

6Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 375 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

helicopter   Aircraft

Typical Max
IT Italian Navy Agusta AB212 12
IT Italian Navy Agusta AB204 02


IT Fincantieri Riva Trigoso - Sestri Levante2

  List of Ships

Filter:     Hide Transfers     Hide derivatives

19682006ITItalian NavyF 580Alpino
19682009ITItalian NavyF 581Carabiniere
19772004ITItalian NavyF 564Lupo class Lupo IALU
2004-- PE Peruvian Navy FM-56 BAP Palacios
1978--PEPeruvian NavyFM-51Carvajal class BAP Carvajal OBHH - 51
19782006ITItalian NavyF 565Lupo class SagittarioIASA
2006-- PE Peruvian Navy FM-58 BAP Quiñónes
1979--PEPeruvian NavyFM-52Carvajal class BAP VillavisencioOBHI - 52
19802006ITItalian NavyF 566Lupo class PerseoIAPE
2006-- PE Peruvian Navy FM-57 BAP Coronel Bolognesi
19802004ITItalian NavyF 567Lupo class OrsaIAOR
2004-- PE Peruvian Navy FM-55 BAP Aguirre
1982--ITItalian NavyF 570Maestrale class Maestrale IAME
1983--ITItalian NavyF 571Maestrale class GrecaleIAGR
1983--ITItalian NavyF 572Maestrale class Libeccio IALI
1983--ITItalian NavyF 573Maestrale class Scirocco IASC
1983--ITItalian NavyF 574Maestrale class Aliseo IALS
1984--PEPeruvian NavyFM-53Carvajal class BAP MonteroOBHF - 53
1984--ITItalian NavyF 575Maestrale class EuroIAEU
1985--ITItalian NavyF 576Maestrale class Espero IAES - F576
1985--ITItalian NavyF 577Maestrale class ZeffiroIAEF
1987--PEPeruvian NavyFM-54Carvajal class BAP Mariategui OBHG - 54
1994--ITItalian NavyF 582Soldati class ArtigliereIAEP - F582
1995--ITItalian NavyF 583Soldati class AviereIAEQ - F583
1995--ITItalian NavyF 584Soldati class BersagliereIAEO - F584
1996--ITItalian NavyF 585Soldati class GranatiereIAER - F585

22 units


1959OrderedOrdered IT F 580 Alpino as Circe
1959OrderedOrdered IT F 581 Carabiniere as Climene
1963-feb-27Laid downLaid down IT F 580 Alpino
1965-jan-09Laid downLaid down IT F 581 Carabiniere
1967-jun-10LaunchedLaunched IT F 580 Alpino
1967-sep-30LaunchedLaunched IT F 581 Carabiniere
1968-jan-04CommissionedCommissioned IT F 580 Alpino
1968-apr-28CommissionedCommissioned IT F 581 Carabiniere
1982-sep-01DeploymentDeployment IT F 580 Alpino to Naples for 5 day NAVOCFORMED preparations, including USS Estocin, HMS Naiad and HS Themistocles
2006-mar-31DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 580 Alpino
2009-nov-19DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 581 Carabiniere

Helicopters for sale
Future helicopters
Flying a helicopter
Helicopter stories
TV and movies

Helicopter books
Helicopter patches
Helicopter model kits