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  • FR F65 Aconit class



    Only one ship built before being succeeded by the more capable F67 type which did have helicopter facilities

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    FR F67 Tourville class 1974
                            FR FF F70 type class 1979
                                                    FR F70 ASW class 1979
                                                    FR DDG F70 AA class 1988


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    3900full load (tn)
    5000range (nm)
    27max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    1Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Missile Launcher ASW Malafon
    2Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 375 mm
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 32


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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform


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    FR DCNS - Lorient - 1

    List of Ships

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    FRFrench NavyD609Aconit19731997
    FRFrench NavyD610F67 Tourville class TourvilleFATV1975--
    FRFrench NavyD611F67 Tourville class Duguay-TrouinFADT19751999
    FRFrench NavyD612F67 Tourville class De GrasseFADG1977--
    FRFrench NavyD640F70 ASW class Georges LeyguesFAGL19792013
    FRFrench NavyD641F70 ASW class DupleixFADL - DL19812015
    FRFrench NavyD642F70 ASW class MontcalmFAMO19822017
    FRFrench NavyD643F70 ASW class Jean de VienneFAJV19842019
    FRFrench NavyD644F70 ASW class PrimauguetFAPG19862019
    FRFrench NavyD614F70 AA class CassardFACD19882019
    FRFrench NavyD645F70 ASW class Lamotte-PicquetFAMP19882020
    FRFrench NavyD646F70 ASW class Latouche-TrevilleFALT - LT1990--
    FRFrench NavyD615F70 AA class Jean BartFAJB19912021

    13 units


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    1968-mar-22Laid downFR D609 Aconit
    1970-mar-7LaunchedFR D609 Aconit
    1973-mar-30CommissionedFR D609 Aconit as F703.
    1974-jan-1FR D609 Aconit re-numbered as D609.
    1985RefitFR D609 Aconit ASW mortar replaced by 1 MM40 Exocet quad launcher
    1997-feb-27DecommissionedFR D609 Aconit
    2018-nov-24Fate: scrappedFR D609 Aconit arrived at Galloo shipyard for scrapping.

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