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  • D621 Chevalier Paul

    FR French Navy




    2009 to present    


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    History of FR D621 Chevalier Paul

    2005-jan-13Laid down
    2006-jul-12Launched
    2009-decCommissioned
    2010-mar-18First launch of Exocet MM40 Block III by a french vessel
    2010-oct-15MTGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta first visit to Malta
    2015-apr-19DeploymentTask Force TF473 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-sepDeploymentEastern Mediterranean Opération Chammal Part of French Carrier Group against ISIS

    Specifications

       

        from Horizon class
    220crew
    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

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    FR French Navy NHI NH90 NFH 12


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    FR DCNS - Lorient,



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