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  • 2008    

    Guided-Missile Destroyer Horizon class


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    5290light (tn)
    7300full load (tn)
    153length (m)
    20beam (m)
    7.50draught (m)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    1Missile Launcher Aster VLS
    8Missile Launcher MM40 Exocet
    1Missile Launcher Sadral six cell launcher
    3Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm
    1Naval Radar long range search S1850M


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        Typical Max
    FR French Navy NHI NH90 NFH 12

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    FR DCNS - Lorient - 2

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    FRFrench NavyD620Forbin2008--
    FRFrench NavyD621Chevalier Paul2009--

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    2004-jan-16Laid downFR D620 Forbin
    2005-jan-13Laid downFR D621 Chevalier Paul
    2005-mar-10LaunchedFR D620 Forbin
    2006-jul-12LaunchedFR D621 Chevalier Paul
    2008-dec-19CommissionedFR D620 Forbin
    2009-decCommissionedFR D621 Chevalier Paul
    2010-mar-18FR D621 Chevalier Paul First launch of Exocet MM40 Block III by a french vessel
    2010-apr-9Port VisitFR D620 Forbin from 9 to 11 April Cuxhaven Germany
    2010-jun-13FR D620 Forbin Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
    2010-oct-15FR D621 Chevalier Paul first visit to Malta
    2015-marFR D620 Forbin NH90 NFH Caïman first operational deployment on board the Horizon class
    2015-apr-19DeploymentFR D621 Chevalier Paul operating in northern Arabian Gulf as part of Task Force TF473 with FS Jean de Vienne and joined with FS Var (flagship of CTF-150).
    2016-sepDeploymentFR D621 Chevalier Paul Opération Chammal Part of French Carrier Group against ISIS
    2021-mayFR D620 Forbin Formidable Shield 2021
    2023-janAircraftFR D620 Forbin cross landing deck exercise with Japan SH-60K 70

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