ARM Baja California
|Builder:||Tampico Naval Shipyard and Salina Cruz Naval Ship Yard|
|Commissioned:||1 April 2003|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2014[update]|
|Class & type:||Oaxaca-class patrol vessel|
|Displacement:||1,850 short tons (1,678 t)|
|Length:||282 ft 2 in (86.00 m)|
|Beam:||34 ft 4 in (10.46 m)|
|Draft:||11 ft 8 in (3.56 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × Caterpillar 3916 V16 Diesels, 2 props|
|Speed:||20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)|
|Troops:||39 Marines or Special Forces|
|2 × Terma Scanter 2001 Navigation/surface search radars
Selex NA-25 radar and optronic fire control system
|Armament:||1 × Otobreda 76 mm gun
2 × OTO Melara 12.7 mm remote-controlled naval turret Mod. 517 with M2 12.7mm machine guns
1 × OTO Melara single 30/SAFS 30 mm cannon
|Aircraft carried:||1 × Panther or Fennec helicopter|
|Aviation facilities:||1 helicopter hangar and helipad|
It has a length of 282.2 feet (86.0 m), a draft of 11.8 feet (3.6 m), a beam of 34.4 feet (10.5 m), and displaces 1,850 short tons (1,678.3 t).
Primary armament is a single OTO Melara 76 mm naval gun, with a pair of OTO Melara 12.7 mm remote controlled naval turret Mod. 517 with M2 12.7mm machine guns on each side, and an Oto Melara single 30/SAFS 30 mm cannon aft.
The ship has a cruising speed of 20 knots (37 km/h), carries a complement of 77, and has provisions to carry a group of 39 special forces and/or marines for a variety of missions.
- "Botadura de un nuevo buque para la armada de México". Boletines (in Spanish). Secretaria de Marina, Armada de México. April 11, 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
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