Frigate Virginio Fasan (F 591)

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Classification

Type:
type: Frigate

Basic information

Namesake:
Virginio Fasan (10 September 1914 - 9 September 1943) was an Italian seaman.
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Fincantieri
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
6900 t
Length:
144.7 m
Beam:
19.7 m
Draught:
5 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODLAG
  • 1 * 32 MW gas turbine General Electric/Avio LM2500+G4
  • 2 * 2.5 MW electric motors Jeumont Electric
  • 4 * diesel generators Isotta Fraschini VL 1716 (T2ME series by 2,15 MW everyone, on first two frigate; HPCR series by 2,8 MW everyone, since the third frigate)
  • 2 * shafts, driving controllable pitch propellers
  • 1 * 1 MW bow thruster
Speed:
30 knots
Range:
6,800 nmi (12,600 km; 7,800 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)

Crew

Complement:
201
Ship's company:
133

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • 3D Leonardo Kronos Grand Naval (MFRA) Active electronically scanned array radar
  • 2D MM SPS -791 surface and aerial search radar
  • MM SPN -753 navigation radar
  • MAS navigation sonar
  • UMS 4110 CL towed sonar
  • Elettronica S.p.A. Nettuno 4100 jammer
  • CMS Combat System
  • 2 * Oto Melara SCLAR H chaff (countermeasure)
  • 2 * 12 SLAT acoustic anti-torpedo decoy
Armament:
  • 4 * MBDA Teseo\Otomat Mk-2/A anti-ship and land attack missiles
  • 4 * MBDA Milas\Otomat anti-submarine¬†missiles
  • 16-cell MBDA SYLVER A50 VLS for 16 MBDA Aster 15 and 30 missiles
  • 2 * Leonardo OTO Melara 76/62 mm Davide/Strales CIWS guns
  • 2 * Leonardo OTO Melara/Oerlikon KBA 25/80 mm remote weapon systems
  • 2 * SITEP MASS CS-424 acoustic guns
  • 2 * triple Leonardo (WASS) B-515/3 launcher for MU 90 torpedoes
Aircraft:
  • 2 * SH90
  • or 1 * SH90 and 1 * AW101
  • Helicopter pad
  • Double hangar

Virginio Fasan is second Italian Navy FREMM frigate, and first in ASW (anti-submarine warfare) version.

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