Recent changes Random page
Computers
Gaming
History 
Movies
Politics
Television
see all...
More...

Buenaventura-class Frigate

From Canadian Power Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search

The Buenaventura-class frigates are a class of warship in service in the Spanish Navy from the mid-1990s onwards.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Guided Missile Frigate
  • Service Period: 1995-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 470 feet (143.26 meters)
    • Beam: 52 feet 6 inches (16 meters)
    • Draft: 15 feet 9 inches (4.8 meters)
    • Displacement: 5,450 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 230
  • Propulsion: 2 x General Electric LM2500 gas turbines, 2 x shafts, 50,000 shp (38 MW)
  • Range: 5,000 nautical miles (9,260 kilometers) at 19 knots (35.19 km/h)
  • Speed: 28 knots (51.86 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • AN/SPS-49(V)5 C/D-Band Air Search Radar
    • AN/SPS-55 I-Band Surface Search Radar
    • RAN-12L Fire Control Radar
    • Mk.92 Mod 6 CORT Fire Control System
    • AN/SQS-56 Bow Sonar
    • AN/SQR-19(V)2 TACTASS
  • Countermeasures:
    • Nettunel Mk.3000 Electronic Warfare Suite
    • AN/SLQ-25C Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures Suite
    • Mk.36 SBROC Decoy Launcher
  • Armament:
    • 1 x 5"/54-caliber Mk.45 Mod 2 lightweight naval gun
    • 2 x 16-cell Mk.41 VLS (fires RIM-162 ESSM)
    • 2 x Mk.141 Harpoon AShM Launchers
    • 2 x 12.75" Mk.32 triple torpedo tubes (fires Mk.46 torpedoes)
    • 2 x 20mm Meroka Mod 2B CIWS
    • 2 x 12.7mm M2 Browning machine guns
  • Aircraft Carried: 1 x Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk maritime helicopter

Unit Run[edit]

  • SPS Buenaventura (F-91)
  • SPS Concordia (F-92)
  • SPS Edetana (F-93)
  • SPS Valiente (F-94)
  • SPS Prosperidad (F-95)
  • SPS Animosa (F-96)
  • SPS Vigilante (F-97)
  • SPS Constancia (F-98)
Share this article: