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|Name:||SPS Numancia (F83)|
|Laid down:||8 January 1986|
|Launched:||29 January 1987|
|Commissioned:||17 November 1989|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2013[update]|
|Class & type:||Santa Maria-class frigate|
|Displacement:||2,851 long tons (2,897 t) light
3,610 long tons (3,668 t) standard
4,177 long tons (4,244 t) full load
|Length:||138.8 m (455 ft 5 in)|
|Beam:||14.3 m (46 ft 11 in)|
|Draft:||8.6 m (28 ft 3 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 × General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines generating 41,000 shp (31 MW) coupled to a single shaft and controllable pitch propeller|
|Speed:||30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)+|
|Armament:||• OTO Melara Mk 75 76 mm/62 caliber naval gun
• Mk 32 triple-tube (324 mm) launcher for Mark 46 torpedoes
• Mk 13 Missile Launcher for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM and SM-1MR Block VIB SAM
• 20 mm Meroka CIWS 12 barrel AA system
|Aircraft carried:||SH-60 Seahawk LAMPS III helicopter|
Laid down on 8 January 1986, and launched on 29 January 1987, Numancia was commissioned in service on 17 November 1989.
All of these Spanish frigates have the length of the later Oliver Hazard Perry frigates, and have a wider beam than the US Navy design, and therefore able to carry more top weight. Fin stabilizers are fitted.
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