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  • FR F65 Aconit class

    Destroyer
    ships



    1973    


    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


    Specifications

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    228crew
    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

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform



    Shipyards

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    FR DCNS - Lorient - 1


    List of Ships

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        Sorted by Year Filter:     Hide Transfers     Hide deriv.    
    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 DupleixFADL19812014
    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-TrevilleFALT1990--
    FRFrench NavyD615F70 AA class Jean BartFAJB19912021

    13 units


    Events

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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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