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"Barroso" class light patrol frigate

NumberNameLaunchCommdecommNotes
V34 Barroso 20 Dec 2002 19 Aug 2008 In service

Type Corvette
Builders Arsenal de Marinha [AMRJ ], Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Displacement 2,350-2,400 tons full load
Dimensions
Length100-103.4 meters / 328-339 feet
Beam11.4 meters / 37.4 feet
Draft5.3-6.2 meters / 17.4 feet
Propulsion
  • 2 shafts;
  • CODOG
  • 2 MTU Friedrichshafen Diesel Engines (20V 1163 TB83) with 7400-8,000 hp each
  • 1 General Electric (LM2500) Gas Turbine with 27000-29,500 hp
  • Maximum speed with Turbine 27-29 knots
    Maximum speed with Diesel 22 knots
    Range7200 Km and 15 days of supplies
    Range at 12 knots: 4,000 nautical miles
    Endurance 30 days
    Sonar
  • DSQS-21C hull, or
  • EDO-997 C Sonar
  • Fire Control
  • EOS-400-10B Optronic Sight FCS,
  • Optical Sight (ARES)
  • Sinconta MkII system
  • EW
  • Defensor ESM (IPqM)
  • IFF - SIR-R
  • SLQ-1A radar warning,
  • SLQ-2 jammer,
  • chaff
  • Sensors
  • Selex Sistemi RAN-20S two-dimensional medium-range aerial/surface search radar with 120 km range.
  • Selex Sistemi RTN-30X Fire Control radar with 39 km range;
  • Racal-Decca TM-1226 navigation radar with 27 km range, or
  • Furuno FR 8252 Navigation Radar
  • Electronics
  • SIGMA 40 Inertial Navigation System
  • AGILOG Hodometer
  • WS425 Anemometer
  • LAZ 500 Echosounder
  • SPARTRON Bathtermograph
  • Tactic Control System - SICONTA Mk III
  • Auxiliaries / Propulsion Control Subsystem (IPqM)
  • Damages Control Subsystem (IPqM)
  • IVERA Stabilized Glide Path Indicator (ARES)
  • Armament
  • 1 x 4.5/114.3 mm Vickers L-55 MK8 dual-use cannon
  • 1 x 40 mm Trinity MK-3 Bofors AA cannon
  • 2 x twin missile launchers MBDA MM-40 Block II Exocet (ITL-70A system)
  • 2 x MK-32 triple launchers MK-46 Mod-5 12.75 inch torpedo
  • MDLS Chaff (IPqM) Aviation
  • aft helicopter deck and hangar for 1 Agusta Westland Super Lynx anti-submarine helicopter with: SEASKUA ASM; Mk-46 Torpedo; Mk-9 Depth Bomb Crew 126-160 / 145 (15 officers)



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