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     D-560 De La Penne     

Photo byAugust 2007. Taranto. Photo by A. Andreev.
Country: Italy.
Class, [Type]: De la Penne, [DDG].
Homeport: Taranto.

Callsign:  IADP ( India Alfa Delta Papa )

Builder: Fincantieri, Riva Trigoso, Italy.
Laid down date: 20 January 1988.
Launch date: 29 October 1989.
Commission date: 18 March 1993.

Displacement ( tons ): 4500 standard, 5400 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 147,5 x 16 x 5.
Main machinery: CODOG: 2 x General Electric gas turbines ( 55000 hp ), 2 x Grandi Motori Trieste diesels ( 12600 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 32.
Range ( miles ) : 7000 at 18 knots.
Complement: 380 ( 32 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 OTO Breda 127mm, 3 x 1 OTO  Melara Super Rapid 76mm.
Missiles: SSM: 4 x 2 Teseo Mk2; SAM: 1 x 1 Mk13 launcher ( 40 Standard SM-1MR missiles ), 1 x 8 Mk29 Sea Sparrow  ( 16 Aspide missiles ).
A/S weapons: 1 x 4 Milas missiles.
Torpedoes: 2 x 324mm  B-515 tubes.

Radar: Air: AN/SPS-52C; Air/Surface: MM/SPS-768 ( RAN-3L ), MM/SPS-774 ( RAN-10S ); Surface: MM/SPS-702; Navigation: MM/SPN-703, TACAN: AN/URN-25; Fire Control: 3 x AN/SPG-76G ( RTX-30X ); 2 x AN/SPG-51C.
Sonar: DE-1164/1167.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x Sagaie, AN/SLQ-25 Nixie towed acoustic torpedo decoy; ECM/ESM: MM/SLQ-732 Nettuno, MM/SLC-705.
Helicopter: 2 x AB-212 ASW or 1 x SH-3D Sea King or EH-101 Merlin.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2017
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