Durango-class patrol vessel

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Durango class
Class overview
Name: Durango class
Builders: SEMAR
Operators:  Mexican Navy
Preceded by: Sierra class
Succeeded by: Oaxaca class
Planned: 4
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessel
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
Complement: 81
Aircraft carried:
Aviation facilities: One helicopter hangar

The Durango class is an offshore patrol vessel class in service with 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.


Ship name Hull no. Commission Status
Durango PO-151 11 September 2000
Sonora PO-152 4 September 2000
Guanajuato PO-153 13 December 2001
Veracruz PO-154 13 December 2001

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