Spanish frigate Extremadura

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Extremadura (F75)
Extremadura (F75)
Name: Extremadura
Namesake: Extremadura
Builder: Bazan
Laid down: November 1971
Launched: 21 November 1972
Commissioned: 10 November 1976
Decommissioned: 2006
Identification: F75
General characteristics
Class and type: Baleares-class frigate
Displacement: 3,015 long tons (3,063 t), standard 4,177 long tons (4,244 t), full load
Length: 438 ft (134 m), overall
Beam: 46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)
Draft: 24 ft 9 in (7.54 m)
Propulsion: 1 shaft, one Westinghouse steam turbine, 2 V2M boilers. total 35,000 shp (maximum),
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Ceselsa Deneb/Canopus, Mk36 SROC decoy launchers

Extremadura (F75) is the fifth ship of five Spanish-built Baleares-class frigates, based on the American Knox class design, of the Spanish Navy.

Laid down on November 1971 and launched on 21 November 1972, Extremadura was commissioned into service on 10 November 1976.

All of these Spanish frigates were built to the size of the Knox frigates.

Other units of class[edit]