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MEN215 commando transports (1986)


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MEN216 2008

Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

MEN215, 216

Intermarine-Crestitalia, Ameglia, La Spezia: MEN215, 216

1986: MEN215, 216

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in service (2019 as personnel launches): MEN215, 216



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

82

Length, m

27.3

Breadth, m

6.98

Draught, m

1.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Isotta-Fraschini ID36 SS12V diesels

Power, h. p.

3200

Max speed, kts

28

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

250(14)

Armament

none

Military load

250 troops

Electronic equipment

SPN-732 radar

Complement

4



Graphics


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MEN216 2008


Project history

Built to be carried by the Giuseppe Garibaldi as commando transports and for search-and-rescue, disaster relief, and other transport duties. GRP construction.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Soon after commission both craft were relegated to auxiliary role as personnel ferries.