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Comandante Roberto Ivens 1979

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Comandante João Belo F480   A C de Nantes, France 6.9.1965 22.3.1966 1.7.1967 to Uruguay 2008 (Uruguay)
Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo F481   A C de Nantes, France 13.5.1966 29.11.1966 26.4.1968 stricken 2004
Comandante Roberto Ivens F482   A C de Nantes, France 13.12.1966 8.8.1967 23.11.1968 stricken 1998
Comandante Sacadura Cabral F483   A C de Nantes, France 10.8.1967 15.3.1968 25.7.1969 to Uruguay 2008 (Comandante Pedro Campbell)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1750

Displacement full, t

2230

Length, m

98.0 pp 103.0 oa

Breadth, m

11.5

Draught, m

4.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 SEMT-Pielstick 12PC2.2 V400 diesels

Power, h. p.

16000

Max speed, kts

25

Fuel, t

diesel oil 210

Endurance, nm(kts)

7500(16)

Armament

3 x 1 - 100/55 Mod 1953, 2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 3 - 550 TT, 1 x 4 - 305 ASWRL

Military load2 LCP, 80 marines
Electronic equipment

DRBV-22A, DRBC-31D, DRBV-50, Decca RM316 radars, DUBA-3A, SQS-17A sonars, ARBR-10 ECM suite

Complement

200



Standard scale images


<i>Comandante Sacadura Cabral </i>2005
Comandante Sacadura Cabral 2005
<i>Comandante Sacadura Cabral </i>1975
Comandante Sacadura Cabral 1975


Graphics


<i>Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo </i>2000  
Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo 2000  
<i>Comandante Roberto Ivens </i>1979
Comandante Roberto Ivens 1979


Project history

Very similar to the French Commandant Rivière class with some modifications.

Modernizations

1995, Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo; 1996, Comandante João Belo; 2000, Comandante Sacadura Cabral: - 1 x 1 - 100/55, 2 x 3 - 550 TT, 1 x 4 - 305 ASWRL, Decca RM316 radar, DUBA-3A, SQS-17A sonars; + 2 x 3 - 324 TT, type 1007 radar, SQS-510(V) sonar, APECS-II/700 ECM suite, 2x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy launchers, SLQ-25(V) Nixie torpedo decoy, SEWACO-FD CDS

Naval service

No significant events.