FR Colbert mod class

FR Colbert class

Guided-Missile Cruiser


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


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
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19721991FRFrench NavyC611Colbert

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1972Fate: transferedFate: transfered FR C611 Colbert as guided missile cruiser
1988-sep-26Port VisitPort Visit FR C611 Colbert Fleet Review: Australia Bi-centennial Naval Salute to Sydney for Australian Bi-centennial Fleet Review
1991-mayDecommissionedDecommissioned FR C611 Colbert
2011Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped FR C611 Colbert

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