A608 Var

FR French Navy




1983 to present    


A608 Var

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Call Sign: FBVA


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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
FR French Navy Westland Lynx 11
FR French Navy SNIA alouette iii 11

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Builder    

FR DCNS - Brest,


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