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  • FR La Fayette class

    FR Floreal class
    Frigate
    ships



    1996    


    Frigate La Fayette class

    The FL-3000 ( Fregate Legere de 3.000 tonnes ) or FLF ( Fregate Legere Furtive ) are multi-mission frigates that established the basis for future designs with their clean superstructure made around angled sides.

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    SA FFG Al Riyadh class 1996
    TW Kang Ding class 1996
    SG FFG Formidable class 2007


    Specifications

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    140crew
    3600full load (tn)
    125length (m)
    15.40beam (m)
    5.90draught (m)
    25max speed (knots)
    4Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
    1Missile Launcher Crotale SAM
    8Missile Launcher MM40 Exocet
    1Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar DRBV-15C Sea Tiger Mk2

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    FR French Navy EC AS365 Dauphin 2 12
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 02

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Shipyards

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    FR DCNS - Lorient - 5


    List of Ships

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    FRFrench NavyF710La FayetteFAYE1996--
    TWROCNFFG-1202Kang Ding class ROCS Kang Ding1996--
    TWROCNFFG-1203Kang Ding class ROCS Si Ning1996--
    FRFrench NavyF711SurcoufFASF1997--
    FRFrench NavyF712CourbetFACO1997--
    TWROCNFFG-1205Kang Ding class ROCS Kun Ming1997--
    TWROCNFFG-1206Kang Ding class ROCS Di Hua1997--
    TWROCNFFG-1207Kang Ding class ROCS Wu Chang1997--
    TWROCNFFG-1208Kang Ding class ROCS Chen Te1998--
    FRFrench NavyF713AconitFBAT1999--
    FRFrench NavyF714GuepratteFAGT2001--
    SGSingapore Navy68Formidable class RSS FormidableS6KI2007--
    SGSingapore Navy69Formidable class RSS IntrepidS6KJ2008--
    SGSingapore Navy70Formidable class RSS SteadfastS6KK2008--
    SGSingapore Navy71Formidable class RSS TenaciousS6KL2008--
    SGSingapore Navy72Formidable class RSS StalwartS6KM2009--
    SGSingapore Navy73Formidable class RSS SupremeS6KN2009--

    17 units


    Events

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    1990-dec-15Laid downFR F710 La Fayette
    1992-jun-13LaunchedFR F710 La Fayette
    1992-jul-6Laid downFR F711 Surcouf
    1993-mar-3LaunchedFR F714 Guepratte
    1993-jul-3LaunchedFR F711 Surcouf
    1993-sep-15Laid downFR F712 Courbet
    1994-mar-12LaunchedFR F712 Courbet
    1996-mar-22CommissionedFR F710 La Fayette
    1996-aug-5Laid downFR F713 Aconit as Jaureguiberry
    1997-feb-7CommissionedFR F711 Surcouf
    1997-apr-1CommissionedFR F712 Courbet
    1997-jun-8LaunchedFR F713 Aconit as Aconit
    1998-oct-1Laid downFR F714 Guepratte
    1999-marAircraftFR F712 Courbet on board Dauphin 505
    1999-jun-6CommissionedFR F713 Aconit
    2001-oct-27CommissionedFR F714 Guepratte
    2010-jun-12HomeportFR F711 Surcouf Toulon
    2010-jun-12HomeportFR F713 Aconit Toulon
    2010-jun-12HomeportFR F712 Courbet Toulon
    2011DeploymentFR F712 Courbet Operation Unified Protector engaged in airborne mine detection and coordinating Naval Gunfire Support with embarked Panther of 36F
    2012-nov-12AircraftFR F711 Surcouf Combined Task Force 150 815 NAS 217 Flt Lynx HMA.8 operating from FS Surcouf as part of the Lancaster House Treaty. The deployment is part of European anti-piracy Operation Atalanta, off the Horn of Africa. 217 Flt is ex-HMS Liverpool and is due to return to the UK in Mar 2013.
    2015-junDeploymentFR F711 Surcouf Combined Task Force 150 Indian Ocean with CTF150
    2017-apr-15Port VisitFR F712 Courbet visited Ho Chi Minh City for a week, in company with FS Mistral, as part of the 2017 Vietnam-France defence cooperation plan.
    2017-may-27Port VisitFR F712 Courbet weekend visit to Darwin, in company with FS Mistral.
    2017-sepDeploymentFR F710 La Fayette assigned NATO SNMG2
    2018-apr-22FR F711 Surcouf 3 day visit to Jakarta, in company with FS Dixmude and HMS Albion. Departed 25 Apr.
    2020-junDeploymentFR F712 Courbet Operation Sea Guardian Declaration of "suspension" for friction with Turkey






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