Italian ship San Giusto

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San Giusto L9894.jpg
San Giusto alongside at Malaga in 2003
History
Italy
Name: San Giusto
Namesake: St. Justus
Builder: Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali SpA, Riva Trigoso
Laid down: 19 August 1991
Launched: 2 December 1993
Commissioned: 14 April 1994
Homeport: Brindisi
Motto: Coragio no manca co' semo nel giusto
Status: Active
Notes: Pennant number L 9894
General characteristics
Class and type: San Giorgio-class amphibious transport dock
Displacement: 7,650-8,300 tons
Length: 133 m (436 ft)
Beam: 20.5 m (67 ft)
Propulsion: 2 × Grandi Motori Trieste GMT A 420.12 diesel engines (12.426 kW)
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Range: 7,500 nautical miles (13,900 km; 8,600 mi) at 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Boats & landing
craft carried:
Three LCM, three LCVP and a patrol craft
Capacity: 350 men with 30 medium tanks or 36 tracked armoured vehicles
Complement: 17 officers, 163 ratings
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • - SMA MM/SPQ 702 search radar
  • - GEM Elettronica SPN-748 navigation radar
  • - Selex ES RTN-10X fire control radar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Elettronica SpA INS-3 ECM/ESM suite [1]
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 3 × AW-101 or 5 × Agusta Bell AB-212 helicopters
Aviation facilities:
  • Flight deck with three landing spots
  • Helicopter lifts
  • Vehicle deck

San Giusto (L 9894) is a San Giorgio-class amphibious transport dock of the Italian Navy. The ship was built by Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali SpA at Riva Trigoso, laid down on 19 August 1991, and launched on 23 October 1993.[2]

Operations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2016-02-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Marina Militare: San Giusto : Assalto Anfibio - Classe San Giusto". marina.difesa.it (in Italian). 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  3. ^ Stevens, David (2007). Strength Through Diversity: The combined naval role in Operation Stabilise (PDF). Working Papers. 20. Canberra: Sea Power Centre - Australia. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-642-29676-4. ISSN 1834-7231. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Sorbet Royal 2005 Submarine Rescue Exercise : ITS San Giusto". sorbetroyal2005.celex.net. 2005. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Sorbet Royal 2005 Submarine Rescue Exercise". sorbetroyal2005.celex.net. 2005. Retrieved 10 February 2013.