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  • D2 ARA Santisima Trinidad

    AR Argentine Navy

    1981 to 2000    


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    Call Sign: LOSS


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    History of AR D2 ARA Santisima Trinidad

    1971-oct-11Laid down
    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.



        from Hercules class
    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



        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    



    AR Astillero Rio Santiago (AFNE),

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