Durango-class patrol vessel

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Durango class
Class overview
Name: Durango class
Builders: SEMAR
Operators:  Mexican Navy
Preceded by: Sierra-class corvette
Succeeded by: Oaxaca-class patrol vessel
Planned: 4
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,554 tons
Length: 81.7 m (268 ft)
Beam: 10.5 m (34 ft)
Draft: 3.90 m (12.8 ft)
Propulsion: 2 diesel engines
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Range: 6,000 nmi (11,000 km; 6,900 mi)
Endurance: 20 days
Troops: 60 troop capacity
Crew: Crew of 81
Armament:

Bofors 57 mm gun Mk 3

9K38 Igla
Aircraft carried:

1 × MBB Bo 105
or

1 × Eurocopter Panther
Aviation facilities: One helicopter hangar

The Durango-class is an Offshore Patrol Vessel class in the Mexican Navy. This class of ship features stealth characteristics. The entire class was designed and built in Mexico. These oceanic patrol vessels are used mainly in drug interdiction and coastline protection.

Ships[edit]

Ship Name Hull No. Commission
ARM Durango PO-151 11 September 2000
ARM Sonora PO-152 4 September 2000
ARM Guanajuato PO-153 13 December 2001
ARM Veracruz PO-154 13 December 2001

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