D2 ARA Santisima Trinidad

AR Argentine Navy




1981 to 2000    


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History of AR D2 ARA Santisima Trinidad

1970-may-18Ordered
1971-oct-11Laid down
1974-nov-9Launched
1981-jul-1Commissionedoriginal commissioning delayed by underwater bomb blast damage
2000Decommissionedinto Reserve
2013-janFate: sunkrolled over and sank at Puerto Belgrano, following a period of canniblisation to keep ARA Hercules operational.
2015-decrefloated.

Specifications

   

    from Hercules class
270crew
4100full load (tn)
125length (m)
14.60beam (m)
5.20draught (m)
28max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG
4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
1Missile Launcher Sea Dart
1Naval Gun Mark 8 4.5 inch (114mm)
2Chaff and decoys Corvus chaff launcher
1Naval Radar air search radar Type 965
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 909
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 992
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 162
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 184

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
AR Argentine Navy SNIA Alouette III 11
AR Argentine Navy Westland Lynx mk23 11

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

AR Astillero Rio Santiago (AFNE),



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