|Builder:||Israel Shipyards Ltd.|
|Commissioned:||August 23, 2004|
|Class & type:||Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat (Aliya subclass)|
|Length:||61.7 metres (202.43 ft)|
|Beam:||7.62 metres (25.00 ft)|
|Draft:||2.8 metres (9.19 ft)|
|Propulsion:||4 MTU V16 diesel engines|
|Sensors and |
|Electronic warfare |
|Aviation facilities:||One helicopter hangar and Helipad|
The ARM Huracán (A-301) is a missile boat in the Mexican Navy. Previously a Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat in the Israeli Sea Corps named the INS Aliya, it was bought by Mexico and placed under control of the Mexican Navy. Press reports indicates that the Israelis removed the Harpoon missile systems prior to the sale, however, the Gabriel anti-ship missile systems were included in the package.
ARM Huracán was built by Israel Shipyards Ltd in 1981 and underwent a complete overhaul before it was transferred to the Mexican Navy on August 23, 2004.
References[edit | edit source]
- Haaretz 23 December 2003 "Mexico buys Israeli missile ships, helicopters for $90 million" 
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