5 Velarde class small corvettes & 4 Lupo class light frigates

5 Velarde class small corvettes & 4 Lupo class light frigates (Google Maps)
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By kjfitz @ 2005-06-28 18:49:52
Meliton Carvajal (Lupo) class light frigates

Displacement: 2,500 tons full load
Dimensions: 106 x 11.28 x 3.66 meters (347.5 x 37 x 12 feet)
Propulsion: 2 shafts; 2 cruise diesels, 7,800 bhp, 20 knots;
2 LM2500 boost gas turbines, 50,000 shp, 35 knots
Crew: 185
Aviation: aft helicopter deck with hangar; 1 AB-212
Radar: RAN-10S air search
Sonar: EDO-610E hull
Fire Control: 1 RTN-10X, 2 RTN-20X, 1 RTN-30X
EW: Lambda ESM, 2 SCLAR decoy
Armament: 8 Otomat II SSM, 1 8-cell Albatros SAM (8 Aspide missiles)
1 5/54 DP, 2 dual 40 mm AA, 2 triple 12.75 inch torpedo tubes
First two Italian built for Peru, others built in Peru.

Number Name Year Homeport Notes
FM 51 Meliton Carvajal 1979
FM 52 Manuel Villavicencio 1979
FM 53 Montero 1984
FM 54 Mariategui 1987

Velarde (PR 72) class small corvettes

Displacement: 610 tons full load
Dimensions: 59 x 8.35 x 2.6 meters (193.5 x 27 x 8.5 feet)
Propulsion: 4 diesels, 4 shafts, 22,000 bh, 34 knots
Crew: 36 + 10 passengers/troops
Radar: THD 1040 air/surface search
Fire Control: Castor-II
EW: DR 2000 interept
Armament: 4 MM38 Exocet SSM, 1 76 mm OTO DP, 1 dual 40mm/70 AA
French-built for export.

Number Name Year Homeport Notes
CM 21 Velarde 1980
CM 22 Santillana 1980
CM 23 De Los Heroes 1980
CM 24 Herrera 1981
CM 25 Larrea 1981
CM 26 Sanchez Carrion 1981
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@ 2005-08-22 11:33:43
How can you know this is part of the brazilian navy if they are in Callao´s Harbor?
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@ 2005-08-22 11:46:03
I didn't. Not sure why I said Brazillian back then. I may have posted it incorrectly as in Brazil and later fixed the location but not the title. I actually don't have any idea as to which nationality the ships are. Given the way the ships are in the vicinity are docked though I'd guess they are local, not visiting.
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@ 2005-08-22 17:28:34
Ok, now I see. I live in Lima and never hear about brazilian´s navy in Callao´s Harbor that´s why I ask. I just discover Google Earth and this website so I´m new in all of this. Let´s keep seeking around...