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Drummond Class Corvette (A-69)

Built initially by the French Navy, they were to be sold to the South African Navy, but the project was canceled, and then they were acquired by Argentina in 1978. Subsequently Argentina purchased a third ship with some modifications as required by the Argentina Navy. They were participants in of the United Nations in blocking decreed to Haiti in 1994.

Drummond Class Corvette Drummond Class Corvette

Name No. Built In Service
Drummond 31 Lorient, France 1978
Guerrico 32 Lorient, France 1978
Granville 33 Lorient, France 1982

Displacement 1170 Tn. at full load.
Dimensions 80 x 10.3 x 3.55 (mts).
Propulsion 2 motors semt - Pielstick 12 pcs 2.2 V, 400 Diesel, 12000 HP, 2 propellers.
Speed 23 Knots.
Autonomy 4,500 nautical miles at 16 knots.
Missiles - SURFACE / SURFACE 4 Aerospatiale MM 38 Exocet.
Canons
  • 1 Creusot-Loire quick shot 4 "(100 mm.) / 55, automatic.
  • 1 double mounting Breda Bofors 40 mm / 70.
  • 2 machine guns Oerlikon 20 mm / 90.
  • 2 MGS 12.7 mm machine guns.
  • Torpedoes 2 triple launchers Ilas 3/324 mm torpedo tubes, torpedo Whitehead AS-244 ASW.
    Electronics
  • Arms Control Thompson-CSF Vega System.
  • CSEE Panda MK2 optical director.
  • NASA to 40 mm optronic principal.
  • Radars - Search Air / Surface: Signaal DA08 with IFF
  • - Search Area and Control Helicopters: Signaal ZW06.
  • - Navigation: Decca 1226 TM.
  • - Control shooting: Signaal STIR.
  • Sonar Thompson Sintra Diodon, search and seizure
  • Crew 95 Men.



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