Intrépida-class fast attack craft

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ARA Intrepida (P 85).jpg
ARA Intrépida (P-85) at its homeport, Ushuaia
Class overview
Builders: Lürssen
Operators:  Argentina
Built: 1970s
In commission: 1974-present
Completed: 2
Active: 2
General characteristics
Type: Fast attack craft
Displacement: 268 tons (full load)
Length: 174 ft 3 in (53.11 m)
Draft: 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m)
Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h)
Range: 1,450 nautical miles (3,000 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)
Complement: 5 officers, 31 enlisted
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Racal RDL 1
Armament: 2 Aerospatiale Exocet MM 38; 1 OTO Melara 3 in (76 mm)/62 compact; 1 or 2 Bofors 40 mm/70; 2 Oerlikon 81 mm rocket launchers; 2 21 in (533 mm) torpedo launchers, AEG SST-4 torpedoes

The Intrépida class is a class of fast attack craft that was built by Lürssen for the Argentine Navy in the early 1970s. The ships are based on Lürssen's TNC 45 design.

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  • Guia de los buques de la Armada Argentina 2005-2006. Ignacio Amendolara Bourdette, ISBN 987-43-9400-5, Editor n/a. (Spanish/English text)

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