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  • F712 Courbet

    FR French Navy




    1997 to present    


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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: FACO


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    History of FR F712 Courbet

    1993-sep-15Laid down
    1994-mar-12Launched
    1997-apr-1Commissioned
    1999-marAircrafton board Dauphin 505
    2010-jun-12HomeportToulon
    2011Deployment Operation Unified Protector engaged in airborne mine detection and coordinating Naval Gunfire Support with embarked Panther of 36F
    2017-apr-05NEWS EGSuez Canal Royal Navy Merlin Deployed Aboard French Mistral
    2017-apr-15Port VisitVNHo Chi Minh City 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 VisitAUHMAS Coonawarra weekend visit to Darwin, in company with FS Mistral.
    2020-junDeployment Operation Sea Guardian Declaration of "suspension" for friction with Turkey

    Specifications

       

        from La Fayette class
    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

       

        Typical Max
    FR French Navy EC AS365 Dauphin 2 12


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    FR DCNS - Lorient,



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