Cassard class guided missile Frigate F70AA French Navy Marine Nationale

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French Navy - Marine Nationale
Cassard class Guided Missile Frigate
(Type F70AA large air-defense Frigate / Frégate de Défense Antiaérienne)
 

cassard class f70aa air defense frigate french navy marine nationale dcn standard sm-1mr
  
 
Ships:
 
D 614
FS Cassard (1988)
D 615
FS Jean Bart
(1991)
  
 
Specifications:
Builder: DCNS, Lorient, Brittany, France
 
Displacement:
5000 tons (full load)
Length:
139 meters (456 feet)
Beam: 14 meters (46 ft)
Draft: 6,5 meters (21 ft)
Speed: 30 knots (55 km/h), max.
Range: 8000 NM (14800 km) at 17 knots (31 km/h) / 4800 NM at 24 knots
Complement: 250

Propulsion:
4 x SEMT Pielstick 18PA6 V280 BTC Diesel Engines (31760 kW / 42590 hp)
2 shafts, 2 propellers

Armament:
 

1 x Mk-13 single-arm Guided Missile Launching System (GMLS)
for
40 x RIM-66 Standard Missile SM-1MR SAM
- - -

1 x DCN/GIAT 100mm/55-caliber Mod.68 Compact DP Gun

8 x MBDA MM40 Exocet SSM missiles

2 x SADRAL CIWS launcher (6-cell) for Mistral SAM

2 x GIAT 20F2 20mm machine guns

2 x
fixed single torpedo tubes for L5 Mod.4 torpedoes

Aviation:
flight deck (16,2 x 11 m) & hangar (12,5 x 9 m) for 1 helicopter
AS565 Panther or similar
SAMAHE automatic helicopter landing system


Systems:
Thomson-CSF DRBJ-11B 3D air search radar replaced by Thales SMART-S Mk.2
Thomson-CSF DRBV-26C air and surface search radar
2 x Racal-Decca DRBN 34A navigation radar
Thomson-CSF DRBC-33A fire control for guns
2 x Raytheon SPG-51C fire control radar for missiles
DIBV-2A Vampir infrared search & track system (IRST)
DUBA-25A sonar (D 614) or DUBV-24C (D 615)

SENIT 68 combat data system
Syracuse 2 SATCOM
OPSMER command support system
Thomson-CSF ARBB-33 radar jammer
Thomson-CSF ARBR 17B radar warning system
SAIGON radio emmission detector
DIBV 2A infra-red alert system
SLQ-25 NIXIE torpedo decoy system
2 x SAGAIE NG chaff/decoy launchers
2 x DAGAIE chaff/decoy launchers

 
 
 
 
images 

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D 614 FS Cassard

cassard class type f70aa guided missile air defense frigate french navy sm-1mr standard d-615 jean bart
D 615 FS Jean Bart



ARMAMENT & DETAILS

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cassard class air defense frigate f70aa guided missile armament 10mm/50 gun 20f2 machine sagaie dagaie decoy launcher

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cassard class f70aa guided missile air defense frigate french navy armament 07 mm40 exocet ssm
SAGAIE and DAGAIE decoy launchers + MM40 Exocet SSM launcher

cassard class f70aa guided missile air defense frigate french navy armament 06 flight deck hangar sadral mistral sam ciws
flight deck & hangar / SADRAL CIWS missile launcher and Mk-13 single-arm missile launcher
 
 
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