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Logistic ship ARA "PATAGONIA" means a substantial increase of the operational capacity of the fleet of sea vessels for the Navy. Refueling at sea, main characteristic of this type of unit, can be made simultaneously to several warships, in a few minutes. Is wide as well the ability to control maritime areas of national interest, extending the action of the fleet to 6000 nautical miles, equating us in this particular to advanced countries. The affirmation of the transfer to Argentina of the ARA "Patagonia" was made on July 12 in France, arriving in August to the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base.

in service A.R.A. 12 July 1999
Displacement at full load 17,800 tons
length 157.80 meters
Manga 21.23 meters
draft full load 8.65 meters
Propulsion two motors Semt-Pielstick 12PC 2.2V, 400 Diesel, 12000HP. Two propellers
Speed 15 knots
capacity - Fuel 9.600.000 l
capacity - distilled water140 Tn
capacity - Provisions 170 tons
Capacity - ammunition150 Tn
Capacity - parts 50 Tn
Aviation hangar with a capacity to accommodate an Alouette-type helicopter.
Crew 164

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