Georges Leygues class Frigate F70ASW French Navy Marine Nationale

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French Navy - Marine Nationale
Georges Leygues class Frigate
(Type F70AS large anti-submarine Frigate / Frégate de lutte anti-sous-marins / ASM)
 

georges leygues class anti submarine destroyer frigate type f70as french navy marine nationale arsenal brest 05x
  
 
Ships:
 
D 640
FS Georges Leygues (1979)
D 641
FS Dupleix
(1981)
D 642
FS Montcalm
(1982)
D 643
FS Jean de Vienne
(1984)
D 644
FS Primauguet
(1986)
D 645
FS Lamotte-Picquet
(1988)
D 646
FS Latouche-Treville
(1990)
  
 
Specifications:
Builder: Arsenal de Brest, Brittany, France
 
Displacement:
4500 tons (full load)
Length:
139 meters (456 feet)
Beam: 15 meters (49.2 ft)
Draft: 5,5 meters (18 ft)
Speed: 30 knots (55 km/h) - gas / 15 knots (28 km/h) - diesels
Range: 8000 NM (14800 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Complement: 245

Propulsion:
Combined Diesel or Gas (CODAG)
2 x
Rolls-Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines (26000 hp / 19388 kW, each)
2 x
SEMT Pielstick 16PA6 V280 Diesel Engines (3878 kW / 5200 hp, each)
2 shafts, 2 propellers

Armament:
 

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

4or8 x MBDA MM40 Exocet SSM missiles

1 x Crotale EDIR SAM system (8-cells)

2 x SADRAL CIWS for Mistral SAM
(6-cells) (D 641-643)
2 x SIMBAD CIWS for Mistral SAM (2-cells) (D 640, 644-646)

2 x Breda-Mauser 30mm machine guns
(D 640-643)
2 x GIAT 20F2 20mm machine guns
(D 644-646)

2 x
fixed single torpedo tubes for L5 Mod.4 or MU90 torpedoes

Aviation:
flight deck (21 x 12,2 m) & hangar (13,3 x 11,4 m) for 2 helicopters
Westland Lynx HAS.4 or similar

Systems:
DRBV-51C (D 640) or DRBV-15A (D 641-646) surface and air sentry radar
DRBV-26A air search radar
DRBC-32E (D 640-643) or DRBC-33A (D 644-646) fire control radar
Racal-Decca DRBN-34 or Kelvin-Hughes 1007 navigation radar
DIBV-2A Vampir infrared search & track system (IRST)
DUBV-23 (640-643) or DUBV-24C (644-646) hull mounted sonar
DUBV-43B/C  variable depth sonar
DSBV-61 towed array sonar (644-646)
1 x ARBB-36 radar jammer (640) / 2 x ARBB-36 radar jammers (641-646)
ARBR-16 radar warning system (640-643)
SLQ-25 NIXIE torpedo decoy system
2 x SYLLEX chaff/decoy launchers (640) or 2 x DAGAIE chaff/decoy launchers (641-646)
4 x Irvin Aerospace Replica decoy launchers (641-643)
 
 
 
 
images 

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D 640 FS Georges Leygues

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D 641 FS Dupleix

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D 642 FS Montcalm

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D 643 FS Jean de Vienne

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D 644 FS Primauguet

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D 645 FS Lamotte-Picquet

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D 646 FS Latouche-Treville



ARMAMENT & DETAILS

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy crotale edir sam mm38 mm40 exocet ssm sadral ciws 100mm gun

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy sadral mistral sam ciws breda mauser 30mm 100mm/55 gun
Breda-Mauser 30mm gun / SADRAL MISTRAL SAM CIWS / 100mm/55-caliber gun

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy crotale edir sam mm38 mm40 exocet ssm
CROTALE EDIR SAM system / 2x4 MM38/MM40 Exocet SSM / Breda-Mauser 30mm gun

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy marine nationale crotale edir sam missile
CROTALE EDIR SAM system (8 cells)

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CROTALE EDIR SAM system (8 cells)

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy marine nationale mm38 exocet ssm missile
a MM38 Exocet SSM was fired from FS Lamotte-Picquet

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy sadral sam ciws missile giat 20f2 gun
SADRAL/MISTRAL SAM CIWS / GIAT 20F2 20mm gun

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy marine nationale sadral mistral sam ciws missile
SADRAL CIWS (6x Mistral SAM)

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy marine nationale simbad mistral sam ciws missile
SIMBAD CIWS (twin Mistral SAM)

georges leygues class frigate anti submarine destroyer f70as french navy marine nationale dubv-43 towed sonar
DUBV-43 towed depth-variable sonar
  
 
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