Uribe-class patrol vessel
|Builders:||Empresa Nacional Bazán|
|Preceded by:||Valle class|
|Succeeded by:||Holzinger class|
|Type:||Offshore patrol vessel|
|Displacement:||988 tons (normal load)|
|Length:||67 m (220 ft)|
|Beam:||10.5 m (34 ft)|
|Draught:||3.52 m (11.5 ft)|
|Propulsion:||2 Diesel electric drive MTU 20 V. 958TB-92 12,200 hp (9,100 kW)|
|Speed:||18.5 knots (34.3 km/h; 21.3 mph)|
|Range:||8,000 nmi (15,000 km; 9,200 mi) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Sensors and |
|Armament:||1 × 40 mm L70 Bofors DP.|
|Aircraft carried:||1 MBB Bo 105 Helicopter|
|Aviation facilities:||One helicopter hangar and Helipad|
The class was developed by the Spanish company Empresa Nacional Bazán in 1982. It is a multi-role patrol craft with twin funnels and a helicopter deck. These ships have their main armament, a single 40 mm L70 DP gun, located at 'B' position. Ships of the Uribe class were the first vessels of the Mexican Navy able to operate MBB Bo 105 helicopters on board.
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