550 Conte di Cavour

IT Italian Navy




2008 to present    


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Flight Deck: 550
Call Sign: IASM


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History of IT 550 Conte di Cavour

2001-jul-17Laid down
2004-jul-20Launched
2008-mar-27Commissioned
2009-junHomeportLa Spezia
2010-janDeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation White Crane Operation Panlake despatched to Haiti as part of Operation White Crane, the clean up operation following the Jan 2010 Haiti earthquake
2015-jun-26Deployment Operation Sophia First flagship ov the operation with 2 EH 101 helicopters for one year till june 2016 relieved by the other italian Aircraft Carrier Giuseppe Garibaldi

Specifications

   

    from Cavour class
30000full load (tn)
244length (m)
39beam (m)
8.70draught (m)
7000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Selenia Orion RTN-25X

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
IT Italian Navy AW EH101 120
IT Italian Navy NHI NH90 NFH 00
IT Italian Navy Agusta AB212 00

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

IT Fincantieri Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante



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