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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

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SERVIOLA patrol ships (1991-1992)

Serviola 2000

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Serviola P71 Bazán, Ferrol 17/10/1989 10/5/1990 22/3/1991 in service (2018)
Centinela P72 Bazán, Ferrol 19/1/1990 30/10/1990 24/9/1991 in service (2018)
Vigía P73 Bazán, Ferrol 30/10/1990 12/4/1991 24/3/1992 in service (2018)
Atalaya P74 Bazán, Ferrol 14/12/1990 22/11/1991 29/6/1992 in service (2018)

 

Displacement standard, t

820

Displacement full, t

1150

Length, m

63.0 wl 68.7 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

3.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MTU-Bazán 16V956 TB91 diesels

Power, h. p.

7500

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

diesel oil 247

Endurance, nm(kts)

8000(12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 26, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, helicopter deck

Sensors

P71: Decca 2459, Decca 2690 radars, Alcor-C e/o director, ULQ-13 ECM suite, Hispano Mini CCS

P72, 74: Decca 2459, Decca 2690 radars, MSP4000 e/o director, Hispano Mini CCS

P73: Decca 2459, Decca 2690 radars, Alcor-C e/o director, Hispano Mini CCS

Complement

42

Ship project history: Ordered in 1989 for use as offshore patrol vessels. A planned fifth unit was not ordered. Design based on the Águila class for the Mexican Navy. Originally referred to as the Milano class while under construction. Platform for an AB-212-sized helicopter but no hangar. Carry two rigid inflatable inspection boats and have three 80-m³/hr firefighting pumps. The 76mm gun, from surplus stocks, is controlled by an Alcor-C optronic director or locally.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Atalaya 2003

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