1988 to 2020    

D645 Lamotte-Picquet

FR French Navy

IMO: 4228001
MMSI: 228727000
Flight Deck:
Call Sign: FAMP
Shipyard: DCNS - Brest


History of FR Lamotte-Picquet D645

1982-feb-09Laid downLaid down
2000-dec-27DeploymentDeployment Gulf of Guinea Operation Corymbe deployed to Mission Corymbe, until mid Feb 2001.
2004-oct-18Port VisitPort Visit MT Grand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta departed Malta after short visit
2014-sep-03Port VisitPort Visit UK Roath Basin NATO summit visited Cardiff in support of NATO Defence Ministers summit in Newport.
2015-oct-03DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 15-2 participated in JW 15-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2015-novDeploymentDeployment Opération Chammal participated in operations against ISIL
2016-apr-10NEWSUKRAF Leeming UK-French Griffin Strike Amphibious Exercise
2019-aug-24DeploymentDeployment off Biarrtiz 45th G7 Summit Lead guardship for the G7 Summit off Biarritz, with 2x Lynx HAS.4 from 34F embarked for security operations.
2019-oct-02DeploymentDeployment JW 19-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 19-2 arrived in Glasgow, to take part in JW 19-2
2020-janDeploymentDeployment departed Brest for a 3 month Arctic deployment, operating with Charles de Gaulle and returned in Apr.
2020-may withdrawn from service.
2020-oct-13DecommissionedDecommissioned Naval Base Brest Decommissioned at Brest.

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F70 ASW class
4500full load (tn)
139length (m)
14beam (m)
6draught (m)
8000range (nm)
30max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

1Missile Launcher Crotale SAM
8Missile Launcher MM40 Exocet
2Missile Launcher Simbad twin launcher

1Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
2Naval Gun single 30 mm
2Torpedo Launchers L5 torpedo launcher

1Naval Radar air search radar DRBV 51
1Naval Radar air search radar DRBV-26 Juptier
1Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 32
2Naval Radar navigation radar DECCA 1226

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