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Spica P403.jpg
Patrol ship Vega
Class overview
Name: Cassiopea
Builders: Fincantieri - Muggiano
Operators:  Marina Militare
Completed: 4
Active: Cassiopea (P 401)
Libra (P 402)
Spica (P 403)
Vega (P 404)
General characteristics
Type: patrol ship
Displacement: 1475 tonnes
Length: 79.8 m
Beam: 11.8 m
Draught: 3.6 m
Propulsion: 2 Diesel Grandi Motori Trieste BL-230.16M outputting 7,490 HP
Speed: 20 knots
Range: 3,300 nm at 17 knots
Complement: 60 men
Electronic warfare
and decoys:

1 Otobreda 76 mm
2 × Oerlikon KBA/KBB 25mm autocannons

2 × 12.7mm machine guns
Aircraft carried: 1 helicopter

The Cassiopea class is a heavy series of four patrol boats of the Italian Marina Militare.

They were built in the late 1980s on civilian standards. They are designed for patrol in safe areas.


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