Stromboli-class replenishment oiler

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Nave da rifornimento Vesuvio A 5329.jpg
Vesuvio (A 5329) in 2009
Class overview
Name: Stromboli
Builders:
Operators:
Succeeded by: LSS, Logistic Support Ship
In commission: 1975–1978
Building: 3 (2 for Italy and 1 for Iraq)
Active: 2 (Italy)
General characteristics
Type: Replenishment oiler
Displacement:
  • - 9.100 t (8.956 long tons) full load
  • 4.200 t (4.134 long tons) to empty ship
Length: 129 m (423 ft) LOA
Beam: 18 m (59 ft)
Depth: 6.5 m (21 ft)
Propulsion:
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Range: 4,000 nmi (7,400 km; 4,600 mi) to 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Complement: 12 officers, 120 enlisted
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • - 1 x surface radar Selex ES SMA MM/SPS/702
  • - 2 × navigation radar GEM Elettronica (MM/SPN-753 and MM/SPN-754)
  • - 1 × fire direction radar Selenia Orion RTN-10X
  • - 1 × SICRAL 1, 1B and 2 satellite communication system
  • - 3 satellite communication systems
Armament:
Aviation facilities: Flight deck for SH-90 and AW-101 helicopters.[1]
Notes: 2 × RAS systems

The Stromboli class is a series of two replenishment oilers used by the Marina Militare[2] since 1975. They are to be replaced by the Vulcano class beginning in 2019.[3]

The ships are capable of loading:

  • 4.000 t (3.937 long tons) of NATO F76 diesel fuel
  • 400 t (390 long tons) of NATO F44/JP5 aviation fuel
  • 300 t (300 long tons) of solid goods

Ships[edit]

Stromboli class
Ship Navy Pennant
number
Shipyard Hull
number
Laid down Launched Commissioned Motto Note
Stromboli[4] Italian Navy A 5327 Riva Trigoso (La Spezia) 298[5] 1 October 1973 20 February 1975 31 October 1975 Nunquam Satis
Vesuvio Italian Navy A 5329 Riva Trigoso (La Spezia) 857 1 July 1974 4 June 1977 31 October 1978 Defende me servabo te
Agnadeen Iraqi Navy A 102[6] Castellammare di Stabia (Napoli) 4389 (833) 29 January 1982 22 October 1982 29 October 1984 held in Alexandria (Egypt)
never delivered[7]

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