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Baradero Fast Patrol boats

Israeli origin, were incorporated in 1978. After a brief stint in the River Naval Area, were transferred during the year to the city of Ushuaia, part of the Southern Naval Area. Serving there since, serving patrolled and monitoring functions in canals and creeks. Constructed of aluminum were used in 1991 and 1992 as part of the UN contingent in Central America for Peacekeeping. Her hull and superstructure is painted matte black.

During the years 1990-1992 the patrol boats ARA "Baradero", "Barranqueras", "Clorinda" and "Concepcin del Uruguay", along with a detachment of Naval Health, participated in the peacekeeping mission of the United Nations in Central America called ONUCA physically located in the Gulf of Fonseca, with its General Command in Tegucigalpa and San Lorenzo based port, near Choluteca.

Completed successfully, the Chief of the General Staff of the Navy awarded them by JEMGA Resolution No. 178 of October 2, 1991, the distinction made and actions Campaign extraordinary merit in the Gulf of Fonseca - Honduras consisting medal "peacekeepers" to "Division patrol boats" of APLA. This medal was to be received, ostentatious and guarded by the numeral unit under that Division.

Then, they were awarded the distinction "International Operations" by Resolution No. 155/96 JEMGA of June 20, 1996 for operations in the Gulf of Fonseca of 1990-1992, (which replaces the previous one) and whose award was presented to the units and the look in their pavilions War. Was not granted to staff, since it received a special award from the UN for "Merit to Peace".

Name No. Built In Service
Baradero P61 Israel Aircraft Industries 1978
Barranqueras P62 Israel Aircraft Industries 1978
Clorinda P63 Israel Aircraft Industries 1978
Concepcin del Uruguay P64 Israel Aircraft Industries 1978

Displacement 39 Tn. at full load.
Dimensions 19.8 x 5.5 x 1.8 (m).
Propulsion 2 motors GM 12 V-71 TA Diesel, 840 HP, 2 propellers.
Speed 19 Knots.
Autonomy 450 nautical miles at 13 knots.
Crew 9 Men.
Cannons
  • 2 20 mm Oerlikon guns.
  • 4 MGS 12.7 mm machine guns.
  • 2 multiple rocket launchers (retired in 1985)
  • Radars Navigation: Decca 101



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