Italian Navy Destroyers

Italian Navy Destroyers

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Andrea Doria Class (along with 2 French destroyers these form the Horizon Class) LOA 501′ TDISP 7,050 tons (2 active)

Andrea Doria D-553 (2007)

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Andrea Doria alongside USS Mason 2016 [Detail of] US Navy Official 2663413

Andrea Doria Taranto 2017

Luigi Durand de la Penne LOA 485′ TDISP 5,550 tons (2 in service)

Luigi Durand de la Penne D-560 (1992)

ENDURING FREEDOM

ITS Luigi Durand de la Penne D-560, Operation Enduring Freedom, 2002 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SD-05-02437 PH1(Nao) Jim Hampshire

Luigi Durand de la Penne Taranto 2018

Note heavy secondary armament in addition to main 127mm gun and missiles, there are 3 76mm guns at the wings and above the hangar.

Audace Class LOA 462′ TDISP 4,500 tons (2 retired)

Audace D-550 (1971 – 2006) and Ardito D-551 (1972 – 2006)

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Retired Italian destroyers Ardito (D 550) and Audace (D 551) in La Spezia Credit: Basilicofresco CC-BY-SA-3.0

Audace Class DD La Spezia 2015

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