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ARGENTINA

NAVY

SUBMARINES

SSK T-209/1200 1 S31 Salta 1974 1248/1440t, 55.9x6.3x5.5m, 4diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 4600hp, 10/22kts, 6000(8)/400(4)nm, 31p, 250m; 8-533mm TT(14 SST4, Mk37); CDS: M8, radar: Calypso II, sonar: CSU-3, DUUX2C, EW: DR2000
TR-1700 2 S41 Santa Cruz 1984 2116/2264t, 66.0x7.3x6.5m, 4diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 8980hp, 15/25kts, 12000(8)/460(6)nm, 29p, 270m; 6-533mm TT(22 SST4, Mk37); CDS: Sinbads, radar: Calypso IV, sonar: CSU-3, DUUX5, EW: Sea Sentry III
S42 San Juan 1985

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

DDG MEKO-360 4 D10 Almirante Brown 1983 3360t, 125.9x14.0x5.8m, 2gas turbines/2gas turbines, 50000/9900hp, 30.5kts, 4500(18)nm, 200p; 2x4 Exocet MM40 SSM(8), 1x8 Albatros SAM(24), 1x1-127mm OTO Melara, 4x2-40mm Breda-Bofors, 2x3-324mm TT(18 A244), 2 SA-316B Alouette III helicopters; CDS: SEWACO, radar: DA08A, ZW06, Decca 1226, STIR, WM25, 2x LIROD, sonar: DSQS-21BZ, EW: Sphinx/Scimitar, 2x Dagaie, 2x SCLAR, G1738
D11 La Argentina 1983
D12 Heroina 1983
D13 Sarandi 1984
Type 42 1 B52 Hércules 1976 4100t, 125.0x14.3x5.8m, 2gas turbines/2gas turbines, 50000/9900hp, 29kts, 4000(18)nm, 280p; 1x2 Sea Dart SAM(22, unoperable), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2 ASH-3H or UH-3H Sea King helicopters; 150 mariners; CDS: ADAWS-4, radar: type 965P, 992Q, 1006, 909, sonar: type 184M, 162M, EW: RDL257, RCM2, 2x Corvus
FFG A-69 3 F31 Drummond 1978 1170t, 80.0x10.3x5.5m, 2diesels, 12000hp, 23kts, 4500(15)nm, 93p; 4x1 Exocet MM40 SSM(4), 1x1-100mm M68, 1x2-40mm Breda, 2x1-20mm Giat, 2x3-324mm TT(6 A244), 1x6-375mm M54 ASW rocket launcher; radar: DRBV-51A, Racal Decca 1226, DRBC-32E, sonar: Diodon, EW: DR2000/DALIA 500, Alligator, 2x Dagaie or Corvus
F32 Guerrico 1978
F33 Granville 1981
MEKO-140 6 F41 Espora 1985 1790t, 91.2x11.1x3.4m, 2diesels, 20400hp, 27kts, 4000(18)nm, 93p; 4x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(4), 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 2x2-40mm Breda-Bofors, 2x1-12.7mm MG, 2x3-324mm TT(6 A244), helicopter platform(F41-43) or 1 SA-316B Alouette III or AS-555 Fennec helicopter (F44-46); CDS: SEWACO, radar: DA05, Decca 1226, WM28, sonar: ASO4, EW: RQN-3B, TQN-2X, 2x Dagaie
F42 Rosales 1986
F43 Spiro 1987
F44 Parker 1990
F45 Robinson 2000
F46 Gómez Roca 2004

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PFM Lürssen 45m 1 P85 Intrépida 1974 268t, 44.9x7.4x2.4m, 4diesels, 12000hp, 38kts, 1450(20)nm, 39p; 2x1 Exocet MM38 SSM(2), 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 2x1-40mm Bofors, 2-533mm TT (2 SST4); radar: WM22, Decca 626, EW: RDL1
PFT Lürssen 45m 1 P86 Indómita 1974 268t, 44.9x7.4x2.4m, 4diesels, 12000hp, 38kts, 1450(20)nm, 39p; 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 2x1-40mm Bofors, 2-533mm TT (2 SST4); radar: WM22, Decca 626, EW: RDL1
PCO Cherokee 3 A1 Comandante General Irigoyen 1945 1731t, 62.5x11.7x5.2m, 4diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 3000hp, 16kts, 6500(15)nm, 85p; 1x2-40mm Bofors, 2x1-40mm Bofors, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon; radar: Decca 1226
A2 Francisco de Gurruchaga 1945
A3 Suboficial Castillo 1944
Murature 2 P20 Murature 1945 1032t, 77.0x9.0x4.0m, 2diesels, 2500hp, 18kts, 9000(12)nm, 130p, 3x1-105mm Vickers, 1x2-40mm Bofors, 2x1-40mm Bofors, 5x1-12.7mm MG; radar: Decca 1226
P21 King 1946
Sotoyomo 1 A9 Alférez Sobral 1944 800t, 43.6x10.3x4m, 2diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 1500hp, 12.5kts, 16500(8)nm, 49p; 1x1-40mm Bofors, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon; radar: Decca 1226
Teniente Olivieri 1 A2 Teniente Olivieri 1981 1640t, 56.3x12.2x4.3m, 2diesels, 3230hp, 14kts, 2800(10)nm, 15p; 2x1-12.7mm MG; radar: Decca 1226

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

AORH Durance 1 B1 Patagonia 1976 17900t, 157.3x21.2x10.8m, 2diesels, 20800hp, 19kts, 9000(15)nm, 164p+29; 2x1-40mm Bofors, 4x1-12.7mm MG, 1 SA-316B Alouette III helicopter; 9000t ship fuel oil, 500t aviation fuel, 130t fresh water, 170t refrigerated cargo, 150t ammunition, 50t general acrgo, 2x2 underway replenishment stations (dry and liquid cargoes), 1 37t crane; CDS: OPSMER, SATCOM, radar: 2x Decca 1226, EW
AORL Ingeniero Julio Krause 1 B13 Ingeniero Julio Krause 1981 8346t, 111.5x17.2x6.7m, 1diesel, 5800hp, 14.5kts, 32p; 7500m3 cargo oil
AK Costa Sur 3 B3 Canal Beagle 1978 10894t, 119.0x17.5x6.4m, 2diesels, 6400hp, 16.5kts, 40p; helicopter platform; 8 LCVP, 150 marines, 2000t cargo, 1 25t, 1 12.5t and 1 5t crane (B3) or 1 20t, 1 12.5t and 1 5t crane (B4) or 1 40t, 1 20t, 1 5t and 2 1.5t cranes (B5); radars
B4 Bahía San Blas 1978
B5 Cabo de Hornos 1979
AGOR Comodoro Rivadavia 1 Q11 Comodoro Rivadavia 1972 820t, 52.2x8.8x2.6m, 2diesels, 1160hp, 12kts, 6000(12)nm, 34p; helicopter platform, 5.6t SRI launch, 2 8m launches; radar
AGHS Puerto Deseado 1 Q8 Puerto Deseado 1979 2400t, 76.8x15.8x6.5m, 2diesels(1), 3600hp, 15kts, 12000(15)nm, 61p+20; radar: Decca 1629
AGB Almirante Irizar 1 Q5 Almirante Irizar 1978 14900t, 119.3x25.0x9.5m, 4diesel-generators, 2electirc motors, 16200hp, 17kts, 135p+45; 2x1-40mm Bofors (may be fitted) 2 ASH-3H Sea King helicopters; 2 LCVP; 2 16t cranes, 60t bollard pull; radar: 2x Decca 1226, AWS-2
ABU Red 3 Q61 Ciudad de Zárate 1970 556t, 47.9x10.1x2.0m, 2diesels, 1800hp, 14kts, 3055(11.5)nm, 31p; 10t derrick
Q62 Ciudad de Rosario 1964
Q63 Punta Alta 1965
AXS Libertad 1 Q2 Libertad 1956 3656t, 91.7x13.8x6.6m, 26835m2 sails (3-mast barque), 2diesels, 2400hp, 13.5kts(under machines), 12000(8)nm, 200p+150; 4x1-47mm Vickers; radar: Decca

AIRCRAFT

Ship-based 4 ASH-3H Sea King, 3 AS-555 Fennec, 6 SA-316B Alouette III, 4 UH-3H Sea King
Land-based combat capable 11 Super Etendard, 5 S-2T Tracker, 6 P-3B Orion, 10 T-34C Turbo Mentor

BASES

HQ Mar del Plata
Bases Puerto Belgrano (main), Mar del Plata, Ushuaio, Rio Santiago

AIRCRAFT of ARMY

Land-based combat capable 10 OV-10D Mohawk, 6 UH-1H

AIRCRAFT of AIR FORCE

Land-based combat capable 8 Mirage EA/DA, 34 A-4AR/OA-4AR Skyhawk, 7 Mirage 5PA, 11 Dagger A, 3 Dagger B, 34 IA-58 Pucara, 18 AT-63, 6 EMB-312 Tucano, 15 Hughes 369, 4 MD-500D

PREFECTURA NAVAL (COAST GUARD)

PCO Mandubi 1 GC43 Mandubi 1940 270t, 33.2x6.3x1.9m, 2diesels, 880hp, 14kts, 800(14)nm, 12p; 2x1-12.7mm MG; radar: Decca 1226
B-119 5 GC24 Mantilla 1982 1084t, 67.0x10.5x4.2m, 2diesels, 7500hp, 20kts, 5000(18)nm, 33p; 1x1-40mm Breda, 2x1-12.7mm MG, helicopter platform, 2 RIB; radar: Decca 1226
GC25 Azopardo 1983
GC26 Thomson 1983
GC27 Prefecto Fique 1983
GC28 Prefecto Derbes 1983
Delfin 1 GC13 Delfin 1957 1000t, 59.0x9.1x4.2m, 2diesels, 2300hp, 15kts, 6720(10)nm, 27p; 1x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x1-12.7mm MG; radar: Decca 1226
PCI Cape 2 GC21 Lynch 1964 117t, 30.0x6.4x1.7m, 2diesels, 2700hp, 22kts, 2000nm, 11p; 1x1-20mm Oerlikon, 1x1-7.6mm MG; radar: Decca 1226

AIRCRAFT of PREFECTURA NAVAL

Ship-based 1 AS-565MA, 2 AS-365 Dauphin 2

 

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2010