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ARM Guanajuato

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Name  Guanajuato
Commissioned  December 12, 2001
Length  81 m
Namesake  Guanajuato
Status  Active
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Builder  Mexican Navy Ship yards
Class and type  Durango-class patrol vessel

The ARM Guanajuato (PO-153) is a Durango-class oceanic patrol vessel in the Mexican Navy with a 57mm main gun turret and a helicopter landing pad, currently primarily used for drug interception and maritime security in Mexican territorial waters. It is also armed with SA-18 Grouse missiles. Like other ships of this class, it was designed and built in Mexican dockyards, and is sometimes referred to as a compact frigate. It was named after the Mexican state of Guanajuato.

Disaster relief operations

In an effort to assist the Haitian population following, the Mexican government sent 20 tons of food aid to Haiti. In charge of the task was the ARM Guanajuato, the ship sailed from the port of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz and arrived in Port-au-Prince on June 18, 2008.

References

ARM Guanajuato Wikipedia


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