A608 Var

French Navy




1983 to present    


A608 Var

Data Login to Edit

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: FBVA


Events Help Us

Add new event for this unit
Year:
Month: <- (1/12) Optional
Day: <- (1/31) Optional
Text:
   
Add Event
1979-may-8Laid down
1981-may-9Launched
1983-jan-29Commissioned
2015-apr-19Deployment Combined Task Force 150 met with French warships operating in northern Arabian Gulf as part of Task Force TF473, including FS Jean de Vienne and FS Chevalier Paul.
2015-mayDeployment Combined Task Force 150 operating in Indian Ocean with HMS Richmond

Specifications    

    from Durance class
150crew
7600light (tn)
17900full load (tn)
157.20length (m)
21.20beam (m)
8.65draught (m)
10000range (nm)
19max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
French Navy Westland Lynx 11
French Navy SNIA alouette iii 11

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

DCNS - Brest,


Latest News

Ansat Helicopter in Mexico

Russian Helicopters Delivered First Mi-28UB

CHC’ Bell 412 SAR Crew Recognized in Australia

846 NAS’ Merlin Helps Iconic Somerset Site

Russian Helicopters 1.5T Tilt-Rotor by 2019

MDHI Delivered MD600N with All-Glass Cockpit

DART Aerospace’ Bell 505 Bearpaws

ALEA Standards for Public Safety Drones Programs

Sponsors






Promote Your Services Here



Sponsored by


Promote Here




Flying a helicopter
Helicopter stories
Accidents
Acronyms
Jobs
Airliners
Airshows
Future helicopters
For Sale
Contact


Database

47076 serials
19834 photos
4002 heliports