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  • 1967    


    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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