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MEN217 landing craft (1987 - 1988)


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MEN219 and MEN220 2000

Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

MEN217-222

MEN227, 228

MEN551

Fincantieri, Muggiano, La Spezia: MEN217-222

C.N. Balsamo: MEN227, 228, 551

10.1987-3/1988: MEN217-222

1993: MEN227, 228, 551

none

none

early 2010s: MEN217-22, 227, 228, 551



Technical data


Displacement standard, t32
Displacement full, t

65

Length, m

18.5

Breadth, m

5.10

Draught, m

0.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Fiat-AIFO 8280M diesels

Power, h. p.

560

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

300(9)

Armament

none

Military load

80 troops or 30t cargo

Electronic equipment

none

Complement

3



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MEN219 and MEN220<i> </i>2000
MEN219 and MEN220 2000


Project history

GRP construction, with design based strongly on that of the USN LCM(6) class. Built for San Giorgio class, 3 for each ship. The hull numbering designation has been changed from MTM (Mototrasporti Medi) to MEN before commission.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.