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     A-5384 Alpino     

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Country: Italy.
Class, [Type]: Alpino, [MCS].
Homeport: La Spezia.

Callsign: IACF ( India Alfa Charlie Foxtrot )

Builder: Fincantieri, Riva Trigoso, Italy.
Laid down date: 27 February 1963.
Launch date: 10 June 1967.
Commission date: 14 January 1968.

Displacement ( tons ): 2400 standard, 2700 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 113 x 13,5 x 4.
Main machinery: CODAG: 2 x Metrovick gas turbines ( 15000 hp ), 4 x Tosi OTV-320 diesels ( 16800 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 29.
Range ( miles ): 4200 at 18 knots.
Complement: 253 ( 20 officers ).

Guns: 6 x 1 OTO Melara 76mm.
A/S weapons: 1 x 1 depth charge mortar K113.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32.

Radar: Air search: AN/SPS-12; Surface Search: MM/SPS-702; Navigation: MM/SPN-748; Fire control: 2 x AN/SPG-70 ( RTN-10X ).
Sonar: DE-1164.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x Breda 105mm SCLAR.
Helicopter: 1 x AB-212.
Comment: Ex-Circe, Ex-F-580 Alpino. This ship has been reconverted to Diver and MCM support tasks, and renumbered as A-5384.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1997 | 1999 | 2004
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