EMIL RACOVITA (115) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Intelligence Collection


Country of Origin: Romania

Designed as an oceanographic research ship (AGOR), the vessel has been used primarily as an intelligence-collection ship. The EMIL RACOVITA is a near-sister to the Romanian salvage and oceanographic research ship GRIGORE ANTIPA. HULL: The hull is based on a converted merchant ship design. It is 230 ft (70.1 m) long, has a beam of 62 ft 4 in (10 m), a draft of 12 ft 10 in (3.9 m) and a full load displacement of 1,930 metric tons. PROPULSION: A diesel engine producing 3,285 hp (2.5...

 

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