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Conte DI CAVOUR

Aircraft Carrier - Italian Navy Italy

Conte di Cavour Aircraft Carrier Italian Navy Technical Data 925 001

Description

The Conte di Cavour (550) is one of two actively serving Italian Navy aircraft carriers. The newer Cavour was commissioned in 2008 and was completed with a straight deck design featuring a ski jump ramp offset to portside for supporting its air wing of Harrier IIs and AgustaWestland EH101 Merlin helicopters - approximately 20 total aircraft.

Conte Di Cavour (550) Aircraft Carrier variants:

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Technical Data

Weapon Systems
 Main armament 2 x Oto Melara 76mm /62 calibre Super Rapido Guns;
3 x Oerlikon Contraves 25mm /80 calibre anti-aircraft guns.
 Torpedoes NA
 Auxiliary Armament Elettronica Spa NETTUNO-4100 ECM System;
EW System (RESM/CESM, RECM)
 Missiles 4 x 8-cell A43 Sylver surface-to-air missile launchers (MBDA Aster 15 missile);
 Counter-Measures 2 x ODLS-H/ODLS OTO Melara decoy launching systems
Engines/Propulsion
Engines

COGAG scheme;
2 x shafts;
4 × General Electric/Avio LM2500+ gas turbines providing 88,000 kW (118,000 bhp);
6 × diesel generators Wärtsila CW 12V200 13,200 kW (17,700 bhp).

Speed 28 knots
Range 7000 nautical miles
Onboard Equipment
Others Selex ES SIR-R/S IFF system;
TACAN SRN-15 A;
WASS SNA-2000 Mine Avoidance Sonar (Leonardo Thesan);
2 x Selex ES IRST SASS (Silent Acquisition and Surveillance System);
GEM Elettronica IRST EOSS-100.
Radars  Selex RAN-40L 3D L-band long-range radar;
Selex ES EMPAR (SPY-790) multifunction radar;
Selex ES RAN-30X/I RASS (SPS-791) surface radar;
2 × SELEX ES RTN-25X Orion, fire direction radars;
PAR (Precision Approach Radar) Selex ES MM/SPN-720;
PALS (Precision Approach and Landing System) Telephonics AN/SPN-41A;
2 x GEM Elettronica MM/SPN-753(v)10 navigation radars.

Specifications

Dimensions Displacement

Length:
800 ft (243.84 m)
Width/Beam:
128 ft (39.01 m)
Height/Draught:
28.5 ft (8.69 m)

27,000 tons
Aircraft Crew
20  1120
Aircraft Carried Date of service
8 x AV-8B Harrier II VTOL strike aircraft;
8 x AV-8B Harrier II VTOL strike aircraft;
12 x AgustaWestland EH101 Airborne Early Warning helicopters. 
2008
Country Manufacturer Country operators
Italy Italy

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