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|Builders:||Cantiere Navale Picchiotti, Viareggio (Livorno)|
|Type:||Coastal research vessel|
|Displacement:||324/330 tonnes, full load|
|Length:||44.6 m (146 ft)|
|Beam:||7.9 m (26 ft)|
|Draught:||2.0 m (6.6 ft)|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Range:||1,700 nautical miles (3,100 km; 2,000 mi)|
|Sensors and |
|2 x GEM Elettronica SPN-753 navigation radar, X band|
The Rossetti class of coastal research vessels consists of two units operated by the Italian Marina Militare and named as "Nave Esperienze" (experiencies ship). The vessels are used by Centro Supporto Sperimentazioni Navali (Navy experimental support centre) for technologies research and development trials on ASW weapons.
- Raffaele Rossetti (A 5315) is fitted with WASS 533 mm torpedo launcher.
- Specifically designed for experiments, new technologies tests in relation to weapon and platform systems, the unit is mainly operated by the Permanent Commission for Experiments on War Materials at La Spezia.
- Vincenzo Martellotta (A 5320) is fitted with WASS B515/3 324 mm torpedo launcher
|Marina Militare - Rossetti class|
|A 5315||324 tonnes||12 July 1986||20 December 1986||Fortior in asperis|
|A 5320||330 tonnes||1987||1988||December 1989||Rerum cognoscere causas|