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  • IT Durand de la Penne class

    IT Audace class
    Guided-Missile Destroyer
    ships



    1993    


    Guided-Missile Destroyer Durand de la Penne class

    Formely known as Audace migliorata (Improved Audace) later Animoso class with the ships named Animoso and Ardimentoso and finally de la Penne Class. They were succeeded by the Franco-Italian design Orizzonte

    Specifications

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    380crew
    4500light (tn)
    5400full load (tn)
    147length (m)
    16beam (m)
    5draught (m)
    7000range (nm)
    32max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - Grandi Motori Trieste BL-230-20-DVM
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    1Missile Launcher 8-cell Albatros
    1Missile Launcher ASW Otobreda / Matra Milas
    1Missile Launcher Mk 13
    8Missile Launcher OTOMAT Mk2 SSM launcher
    3Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
    1Aids TACAN URN-25
    1Combat Systems SADOC 2 (IPN-10/20)
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-52
    1Naval Radar air search radar MM/SPS-702
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar AN/SPG-51
    4Naval Radar fire direction radar MM/SPG-76 (RTN-30X)
    1Naval Radar navigation radar MM/SPN 703
    1Naval Radar search radar Selenia MM/SPS 768 (RAN 3L)
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar DE 1167

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    IT Italian Navy Agusta AB212 22
    IT Italian Navy AW EH101 01
    IT Italian Navy NHI NH90 NFH 12

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    Shipyards

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    IT Fincantieri Riva Trigoso - Sestri Levante2


    List of Ships

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    ITItalian NavyD 560Luigi Durand de la PenneIADP - D5601993--
    ITItalian NavyD 561Francesco MimbelliIAFM - D5611993--




    2 units


    Events

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    1988Laid downIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne
    1989Laid downIT D 561 Francesco Mimbelli
    1989-oct-20LaunchedIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne
    1991-apr-13LaunchedIT D 561 Francesco Mimbelli
    1993-mar-18CommissionedIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne
    1993-oct-18CommissionedIT D 561 Francesco Mimbelli
    1995-jun-10Port VisitIT D 561 Francesco Mimbelli visit Edinburgh, UK with AB212 7-48
    1996-jul-12IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Start a circumnavigation of the globe trip with Lupo class F584 Bersagliere
    1997-jan-25Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Melbourne, Australia
    1997-apr-4IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Finish circumnavigation of the globe after 46000 miles and 35 ports visits from 23 nations
    2002-feb-11IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne to Arabic Sea for Operation Enduring Freedom
    2002-jun-17IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Back from Arabic Sea
    2006IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Mimosa 06 operation: a non combatant evacuation of civilians from Beirut
    2006-jul-20DeploymentIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Evacuating foreing citizens AB212 7-55 on board
    2009-jun-19Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
    2014-feb-14Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Centenary of Admiral Luigi Durand de la Penne birthday
    2014-aug-8Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Weekend visit to London on 8 Aug 2014. Unknown helicopter embarked. Departed 13 Aug.
    2017-sep-4Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne
    2018-jul-23IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Departure of Annual Naval Academy Campaign
    2018-aug-30Port VisitIT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne During training campaign for 123 cadets of the Leghorn Naval Academy 2nd class.
    2020-aug-6IT D 560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Starting of Leghorn Naval Academy Annual Cruise






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