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  • FR Aquitaine class

    FREMM class


    Frigate Aquitaine class

    Aquitaine class news

    Special Forces Jumps from NH90 Marine, 09-Jul-21 : #parachute French General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) validates a new capability of the French Navy NH90 NFH Caiman marine helicopter to allow automatic opening parachute jumps for special forces


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    6000full load (tn)
    142length (m)
    20beam (m)
    5draught (m)
    27max speed (knots)
    1Naval Engine diesel
    1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500


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        Typical Max
    FR French Navy NHI NH90 NFH 10
    FR French Navy Westland Lynx 01

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    FR DCNS - Brest - 3
    FR DCNS - Lorient - 2

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    FRFrench Navy-Normandie----
    EG Egyptian Navy FFG1001 Tahya Misr 2015--
    FRFrench NavyD650AquitaineFAQT2012--
    FRFrench NavyD652Provence2015--
    FRFrench NavyD653Languedoc2016--
    FRFrench NavyD654Auvergne2017--
    FRFrench NavyD651Normandie2020--

    6 units


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    2007Laid downFR D650 Aquitaine
    2009Laid downFR - Normandie
    2010-apr-29LaunchedFR D650 Aquitaine
    2011-nov-30Laid downFR D653 Languedoc
    2012-feb-20TrialsFR D650 Aquitaine First Lynx flight landing trials
    2012-mar-8TrialsFR D650 Aquitaine First NH-90 flight landing trials
    2012-julCommissionedFR D650 Aquitaine
    2012-augLaid downFR D654 Auvergne
    2012-oct-18LaunchedFR - Normandie
    2013-sep-18LaunchedFR D652 Provence
    2014Laid downFR D651 Normandie
    2014-mar-31DeploymentFR D650 Aquitaine Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 JW 14-1
    2014-jul-12LaunchedFR D653 Languedoc
    2015-junFate: transferedFR - Normandie to Egypt
    2015-jun-12CommissionedFR D652 Provence
    2015-jun-12HomeportFR D652 Provence Toulon
    2015-jun-23CommissionedEG FFG1001 Tahya Misr
    2015-sep-2LaunchedFR D654 Auvergne
    2015-oct-3DeploymentFR D650 Aquitaine Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
    2016-mar-16CommissionedFR D653 Languedoc
    2016-augHomeportFR D653 Languedoc Toulon
    2017-apr-11CommissionedFR D654 Auvergne Sponsored by ville de Montluçon
    2018-feb-1LaunchedFR D651 Normandie
    2019-feb-26DeploymentFR D654 Auvergne Dynamic Manta 2019
    2020-feb-24DeploymentFR D652 Provence Dynamic Manta 2020 Ionian Sea
    2020-jun-3CommissionedFR D651 Normandie

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