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Principe de Asturias


Crew  600 plus 230 air wing 
Overall length  196 metres 
Beam  24.3 metres 
Height  9.4 metres 
Full load displacement  17,190 tons. 
Gas turbine engines  2 x GE LM 2500 
Sustained power  34.6 MW 
Maximum speed  25 knots 
Economical speed  20 knots 
Range at economical speed  6,500 miles. 
Speed on emergency motors  4 to 5 knots 
Fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft  25 
Hangar  2,300 square metre hangar 
Flight deck lifts 
Flight deck length  176 metres 
Ski jump  12 degree ski jump, length 46.5 metres 
VSTOL aircraft  up to 12 AV-8B Harrier II and Harrier Plus 
Aircraft borne weapons  AIM-9L Sidewinder missiles, AGM-65E Maverick missiles, AIM-120 AMRAAM 
Helicopters  Sikorsky Sea King SH-3H, Agusta AB212, Sikorsky SH-3 AEW 
6 anti-missile chaff launchers  
Meroka Mod2B guns 
Tritan Digital Command and Control System   
Electronic warfare  SuperRBOC, Nettunel ECM, SLQ-25 Nixie towed decoy 
Communications  Link 11 and Link 14, Scot 3 Secomset satellite communications 
Aircraft control  SPN-35A 
Air search  SPS-52C/D 
Surface search  ISC Cardion SPS-55 
Fire control (Meroka)  FABA SPG-M2B 
Missile warning  Alenia RTN-11L/X 
Target designation  Alenia RAN 12 L 
Tactical air navigation system  URN 25 Tacan 

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