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  • A608 Var

    FR French Navy




    1983 to present    


    A608 Var

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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: FBVA


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    History of FR A608 Var

    1979-may-8Laid down
    1981-may-9Launched
    1983-jan-29Commissioned
    2015-apr-19Deployment Combined Task Force 150 met with French warships operating in northern Arabian Gulf as part of Task Force TF473, including FS Jean de Vienne and FS Chevalier Paul.
    2015-mayDeployment Combined Task Force 150 operating in Indian Ocean with HMS Richmond
    2019-feb-26DeploymentITCatania Dynamic Manta 2019
    2019-nov-19NEWS Leonardo AWHero in First OCEAN2020 Demonstration

    Specifications

       

        from Durance class
    150crew
    7600light (tn)
    17900full load (tn)
    157.20length (m)
    21.20beam (m)
    8.65draught (m)
    10000range (nm)
    19max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    FR French Navy Westland Lynx 11
    FR French Navy SNIA Alouette III 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    FR DCNS - Brest,



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