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    Guided-Missile Cruiser Colbert mod class

    Originally commissioned in 1959, Colbert underwent a major refit during 1970 and 1972 at Brest in order to become a missile cruiser armed with a Masurca surface to air missiles twin launcher


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    11300full load (tn)
    180length (m)
    20.30beam (m)
    7.90draught (m)
    31max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Missile Launcher Masurca
    4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
    2Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    6Naval Gun twin 57 mm
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 31
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 32
    1Naval Radar height finding radar DRBI 10
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar DRBV50


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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    FR French Navy Westland Lynx 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

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    FRFrench NavyC611Colbert19721991

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    1972Fate: transferedFR C611 Colbert as guided missile cruiser
    1988-sep-26Port VisitFR C611 Colbert Fleet Review: Australia Bi-centennial Naval Salute to Sydney for Australian Bi-centennial Fleet Review
    1991-mayDecommissionedFR C611 Colbert
    2011Fate: scrappedFR C611 Colbert

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