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"SANTA MARÍA" CLASS FRIGATE

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  • Ships in class:
    NAMENUMBERLAUNCHEDCOMMISSIONEDHOMEPORT
    Santa María F-81 24 November 1984 12 October 1986 N. B. Rota
    Victoria F-82 23 July 1986 11 November 1987 N. B. Rota
    Numancia F-83 30 January 1987 8 November 1988 N. B. Rota
    Reina Sofía F-84 19 July 1989 18 October 1990 N. B. Rota
    Navarra F-85 23 October 1992 30 May 1994 N. B. Rota
    Canarias F-86 21 June 1993 14 December 1994 N. B. Rota
  • Length:

     

    • 138.1 meters
  • Beam:
    • 14.3 meters

     

  • Draft:
    • 7.6 meters

     

  • Displacement:
    • 3,982 tonnes (F-81 - F-84)
    • 4,017 tonnes (F-85 - F-86)

     

  • Propulsion:
    • 2 gas turbines GE LM-2500 of 41,750 HP
    • 1 shaft and variable pitch propeller
    • 2 Auxiliary Propulsion Units retractable electric azimuth thrusters for maneuvering and docking

     

  • Speed:
    • 29 knots

     

  • Range:
    • 4.500 NM at 20 knots.

     

  • Complement:
    • 212

     

  • Sensors:
    • Air radar: AN/SPS-49(V4)(F-81 - F-84)
    • Air radar: AN/SPS-49(V5)(F-85 - F-86)
    • Surface search radar: AN/SPS-55
    • MK 92 Mod. 2 Fire Control System with CAS and STIR (F-81 - F-84)
    • MK 92 Mod. 6 Fire Control System with CAS and STIR ( F-85 - F-86)
    • Navigation radar: Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT.
    • Low horizon air search radar for Meroka: RAN-12L (F-81 - F-84)
    • Low horizon air search radar for Meroka: RAN-12L and RAN-30X (F-85 - F-86)
    • Radar illuminator for Meroka: VPS-2.
    • TACAN AN/URN-25.
    • Sonar: AN/SQS-56.
    • Towed Array  AN/SQR-19 TACTAS.

     

  • ESM/ECM:
    • ESM radar: Indra Rigel (F-81 - F-84)
    • ESM radar: Indra Mk-3000 (F-85 - F-86)
    • ESM comms: Indra Elnath

     

  • Countermeasures:
    • 4 SRBOC Mk-36 Infrared flares and chaff launchers
    • SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy
    • Prairie/Masker

     

  • Systems:
    • Combat data system is the naval tactical data system (NTDS)
    • Link-11
    • AN/SRQ-4 ship-to-helicopter datalink
    • Communications UHF SATCOM, SHF SATCOMINMARSATUHFHFVHF, GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress & Safety System), Iridium.

     

  • Weapons:
    • 1 Mk-13 Missile Launcher with a 40 missile magazine that contains Stardard SM-1 y Boing AGM-84 Harpoon
    • 1 gun OTO Melara of 76mm/62
    • 1 Meroka CIWS system of 20 mm/120.
    • 2 triple Mk-32 Anti-submarine warfare torpedo tubes with Mk-46 Mod. 5 torpedoes.

     

  • Replenishment:
    • 2 hangar for SH-60B LAMPS III

     

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