ARM Tormenta

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Ceremony of transferring INS Geula and INS Aliya from the Israeli Navy to the Navy of Mexico.
History
Mexico
Name: Tormenta
Builder: Israel Shipyards Ltd.
Commissioned: August 23, 2004
In service: 2
Fate: Active
General characteristics
Class and type: Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat (Aliya subclass)
Displacement: 498 tonnes
Length: 61.7 m (202 ft)
Beam: 7.62 m (25.0 ft)
Draft: 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in)
Propulsion: 4 MTU V16 diesel engines
Speed:
  • 19 knots (35 km/h) (cruise speed)
  • 33 knots (61 km/h) (top speed)
Complement: 53 officers and crewmen
Sensors and
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Armament:
Aviation facilities: One helicopter hangar and Helipad

The ARM Tormenta (A-302) is a missile boat in the Mexican Navy. Previously a Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat in the Israeli Sea Corps named the INS Geula, it was bought by Mexico and placed under control of the Mexican Navy. Its sister ship is the ARM Huracán.

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