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  • F796 Commandant Birot

    FR French Navy




    1984 to present    



    F796 Commandant Birot

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    Call Sign: FACB
    Shipyard: DCNS - Lorient


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    History of FR F796 Commandant Birot

    1982-may-22Launched
    1984-mar-14Commissioned
    2016-augCentral Mediterranean Operation Sophia on the Mediterranean with Alouette III transfering personnel during Operation Sophia against human trafficking
    2017-may-3Deployment Operation Sophia 3may2017 completed her employment, replaced by her sistership Commandant-Blaison

    Specifications

       

        from d'Estienne d'Orves class
    79crew
    17troops
    1250full load (tn)
    80length (m)
    10.30beam (m)
    5.30draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    24max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
    2Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
    1Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 375 mm
    4Torpedo Launchers single tube 550 mm
    1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
    2Chaff and decoys Dagaie
    1Naval Radar air search radar DRBV 51
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 32
    1Naval Radar navigation radar DECCA 1226
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar DUBA 25

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    No Landing platform




    Builder

       

    FR DCNS - Lorient,



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