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Alfange 1968

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Alfange LDG101   EN do Mondego     1965 to Angola 1975
Ariete LDG102   EN do Mondego     1965 to Angola 1975
Cimitarra LDG103   EN do Mondego     1965 to Mozambique 1975
Montante LDG104   EN do Mondego     1965 to Guinea-Bissau 1974


Technical data


Displacement standard, t400
Displacement full, t635
Length, m57.0
Breadth, m11.8
Draught, m1.20
No of shafts2
Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts10.3
Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4
Military load270 t of cargo
Electronic equipmentDecca RM316 radar
Complement20


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<i>Alfange </i>1968
Alfange 1968


Project history

Design based on the British LCT(4) type.

Modernizations

early 1970s, all: - 2 x 1 - 20/70; + 2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3

Naval service

No significant events.