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Guided-Missile Destroyer Suffren class

First french vessels to be built specifically as guided missile ships with their primary weapon being a twin launcher for 48 Masurca surface to air missiles

Specifications

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360crew
5090light (tn)
6090full load (tn)
157.60length (m)
15.50beam (m)
7.50draught (m)
5100range (nm)
34max speed (knots)
72500power (shp)
4Naval Engine boilers
4Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher ASW Malafon
1Missile Launcher Masurca
4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
2Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
4Naval Gun single 20 mm
2Chaff and decoys Dagaie Mark.2 (AMBL-1B)

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
No Landing platform



Shipyards

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FR DCNS - Brest - 1
FR DCNS - Lorient - 1


List of Ships

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FRFrench NavyD602SuffrenFASU19672001
FRFrench NavyD603DuquesneFADN19702007




2 units


Events

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1962-decLaid downFR D602 Suffren
1964-novLaid downFR D603 Duquesne
1965-may-15LaunchedFR D602 Suffren
1966-feb-12LaunchedFR D603 Duquesne
1967-jul-20CommissionedFR D602 Suffren
1970-apr-1CommissionedFR D603 Duquesne
1977-jun-25DeploymentFR D603 Duquesne Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Ryde Sand
2001DecommissionedFR D602 Suffren
2007DecommissionedFR D603 Duquesne






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