IT Bergamini (1962) class

IT Centauro class



Frigate Bergamini (1962) class

They introduced the diesel engines and claimed to be the smallest design of warships to operate an antisubmarine helicopter. The aft gun was removed to do so.

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1968 IT Alpino class
1977         IT Lupo class
1978                 PE Carvajal class
1980                         VE Mariscal Sucre class
1982                 IT Maestrale class
1985                 IT Soldati class


1500full load (tn)
94length (m)
11.40beam (m)
3.10draught (m)
26max speed (knots)

4Naval Engine diesel

2Naval 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 AB204 11
IT Italian Navy Agusta AB47 11


IT Castellammare di Stabia - Castellammare di Stabia3
IT Fincantieri Monfalcone - Monfalcone1

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19611980ITItalian NavyF 596Luigi Rizzo
19621983ITItalian NavyF 593Carlo Bergamini
19621990ITItalian NavyF 594Virginio Fasan
19621988ITItalian NavyF 595Carlo Margottini
19682006ITItalian NavyF 580Alpino class Alpino
19682009ITItalian NavyF 581Alpino class Carabiniere
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

26 units


1957-may-26Laid downLaid down IT F 595 Carlo Margottini
1957-may-26Laid downLaid down IT F 596 Luigi Rizzo
1959-jul-19Laid downLaid down IT F 593 Carlo Bergamini
1960-mar-03LaunchedLaunched IT F 596 Luigi Rizzo
1960-mar-06Laid downLaid down IT F 594 Virginio Fasan
1960-jun-12LaunchedLaunched IT F 595 Carlo Margottini
1960-jun-16LaunchedLaunched IT F 593 Carlo Bergamini
1960-oct-09LaunchedLaunched IT F 594 Virginio Fasan
1961-dec-15CommissionedCommissioned IT F 596 Luigi Rizzo
1961-dec-15DeploymentDeployment IT F 596 Luigi Rizzo First permanent embarked helicopter in Marina Militare Italiana (AB 47J)
1962-may-05CommissionedCommissioned IT F 595 Carlo Margottini
1962-jun-23CommissionedCommissioned IT F 593 Carlo Bergamini
1962-oct-10CommissionedCommissioned IT F 594 Virginio Fasan
1980DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 596 Luigi Rizzo
1983DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 593 Carlo Bergamini
1988DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 595 Carlo Margottini
1990DecommissionedDecommissioned IT F 594 Virginio Fasan

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