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Intrepida speedboats

Both boats were built in West Germany in 1970. They are known by the name of "speedboats" in recognition of the high speed that can develop. The automated guided torpedo is used; said cable is a communication channel between the gun and shot computerized control of the boat. Currently serving in the Southern Naval Area in Ushuaia, from where they operate by taking scenery channels and islands of the southern zone; hull and superstructure is painted matte black. In 1998, the Speedboat ARA "Fearless" 1 single assembly Breda Bofors 40 mm / 70 for one (1) double missile launcher Exocet MM 38 was replaced. Speedboat ARA "Untamed" was in Shipyard Almirante Storni (Buenos Aires) for repowering project and modernization of systems and sensors.

Name No. Built In Service
Intrepida P85 Lurssen, Bremen July 1974
Indmita P86 Lurssen, Bremen December 1974

Displacement 268 Tn. at full load.
Dimensions 44.9 x 7.4 x 2.4 (m)
Propulsion 4 motors MD MTU 16 V 538 TB90 diesel 12,000 HP, 4 propellers.
Speed 38 Knots.
Autonomy 1450 nautical miles at 20 knots.
Crew 39 Men.
Original cannons
  • 1 Otto Melara rapid fire 3 inches (76 mm) / 62 machine.
  • 2 simple assemblies Breda Bofors 40 mm / 70.
  • Two Oerlikon 81 mm multiple rocket launchers.
  • Torpedoes 2 launchers of 21 "AEG-SST4 antisurface.
    Fire Control
  • Signaal WM22 radar / optronic director.
  • M11 Signaal guided torpedo.
  • Radars Surface Search and Navigation: Decca 626.



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