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Aircraft Carriers / Porte Avions
   
R 91 FS Charles de Gaulle (2001)
 
Clemenceau class Aircraft Carrier
R 98 FS Clemenceau (1961)
R 99 FS Foch (1963)
 
R 95 FS Arromanches
(1946-74) - ex R 15 HMS Colossus
R 96 FS Lafayette (1951-63) - ex CV 27 USS Langley
R 97 FS Bois Belleau
(1953-60) -
ex CV 24 USS Belleau Wood

Helicopter Carrier / Porte Hélicoptères
   
R 97 FS Jeanne d'Arc (1964)
 
 
First Rank Frigates
French Navy doesn’t use the term 'Destroyer' - Some large vessels are registered
and operate as Destroyers (with D-hull numbers) but they are designated 'Frigates'

 
Amiral Ronarc’h class Frigate
(Frégate de Défense et d'Intervention / FDI)
D 660 FS Amiral Ronarc'h (2025?)
D 661 FS Amiral Louzeau
D 662 FS Amiral Castex
D 663 FS Amiral Nomy
D 664 FS Amiral Cabanier

Aquitaine (FREMM) class Frigate / Frégate Européenne Multi-Missions
Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) variant
D 650 FS Aquitaine | D 652 FS Provence | D 653 FS Languedoc
D 654 FS Auvergne | D 655 FS Bretagne | D 651 FS Normandie

anti-air warfare (AAW) variant
D 656 FS Alsace | D 657 FS Lorraine

Forbin (HORIZON) class Frigate / Frégate de Défense Aérienne
D 620 FS Forbin | D 621 FS Chevalier Paul

Cassard (F70AA) class Frigate / Frégate de Défense Antiaérienne
D 614 FS Cassard | D 615 FS Jean Bart

Georges Leygues (F70AS) class Frigate / Frégate ASM
D 640 FS Georges Leygues | D 641 FS Dupleix | D 642 FS Montcalm | D 643 FS Jean de Vienne
D 644 FS Primauguet | D 645 FS La Motte-Picquet | D 646 FS Latouche-Treville

Tourville (F67) class Frigate / Frégate
D 610 FS Tourville | D 611 FS Duguay-Trouin | D 612 FS De Grasse

Aconit (F65) class Frigate / Frégate
D 609 FS Aconit (1973)

Suffren class Frigate / Frégate
D 602 FS Suffren | D 603 FS Duquesne

Duperre (T53) class Frigate / Escorteur d'Escadre
D 633 FS Duperre | D 634 FS La Bourdonnais | D 635 FS Forbin
D 636 FS Tartu
| D 637 FS Jaureguiberry
T56 subclass
D 638 FS La Galissonniere

Surcouf (T47) class Frigate / Escorteur d'Escadre (1955)
D 621 FS Surcouf | D 622 FS Kersaint | D 623 FS Cassard | D 624 FS Bouvet
D 625 FS Dupetit-Thouars
| D 626 FS Chevalier Paul | D 627 FS Maille-Breze | D 628 FS Vauquelin
D 629 FS FS D'Estrees
| D 630 FS Du Chayla | D 631 FS Casabianca | D 632 FS Guepratte

ex Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Soldati class Destroyer (war reparation)
T 12 FS Jurien de la Graviere
- ex RN Mitragliere (1942/48-56)
T 13 FS Duperre
- ex RN Velite (1942/48-61)
T 14 FS Duchaffault
- ex RN Legionario (1942/48-56)

ex Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Capitani Romani class light Cruiser (war reparation)
D 606 FS Chateaurenault - ex RN Attilio Regolo (1942/48-62)
D 607 FS Guichen (1943/48-61) - ex RN Scipione Africano (1943/48-61)

ex Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Oriani class Destroyer (war reparation)
T 15 FS D'Estaing - ex RN Alfredo Oriani (1937/48-54)

ex German Type 1936A / Z23 class Destroyer (war reparation)
T 01 / D 601 FS Marceau
- ex Z31 (1942/46-58)
T 02 / D 602 FS Hoche
- ex Z25 (1940/46-58)

ex German Type 1934A / Z5 class Destroyer
(war reparation)
T 04 FS Desaix
- ex Z5 Paul Jacobi (1937/46-54)
T 03 FS Kleber
- ex Z6 Theodor Riedel (1937/46-57)


Cruisers
 
Colbert class Cruiser / Croiseur
C 611 FS Colbert (1959)

De Grasse class Cruiser / Croiseur
C 610 FS De Grasse (1956)
FS Chateaurenault (cancelled)
FS Guichen (cancelled)
 
 
Frigates & Corvettes / Avisos
An aviso is a French kind of combat-capable ships,
smaller in size than a corvette, but greater than patrol ships


Lafayette class Frigate / Frégate (1996)
F 710 FS La Fayette | F 711 FS Surcouf | F 712 FS Courbet
F 713 FS Aconit | F 714 FS Guepratte

Floreal class Frigate / Frégate de Surveillance (1992)
F 730 FS Floreal | F 731 FS Prairial | F 732 FS Nivose
F 733 FS Ventose
| F 734 FS Vendemiaire | F 735 FS Germinal

D'Estienne d'Orves (A69) class Corvette / Aviso (1976)
F 781 FS D'Estienne d'Orves | F 782 FS Amyot d'Inville | F 783 FS Drogou
F 784 FS Detroyat
| F 785 FS Jean Moulin | F 786 FS Quartier-Maitre Anquetil
F 787 FS Commandant de Pimodan
| F 788 FS Second-Maitre Le Bihan
F 789 FS Lieutenant de vaisseau Le Henaff
| F 790 FS Lieutenant de vaisseau Lavallee
F 791 FS Commandant L’Herminier
| F 792 FS Premier-Maitre L’Her
F 793 FS Commandant Blaison
| F 794 FS Enseigne de vaisseau Jacoubet
F 795 FS Commandant Ducuing
| F 796 FS Commandant Birot | F 797 FS Commandant Bouan

Commandant Riviere class Corvette / Aviso (1962)
F 725 FS Victor Schoelcher | F 726 FS Commandant Bory | F 727 FS Amiral Charner
F 728 FS Doudart de Lagree
| F 729 FS Balny | F 733 FS Commandant Riviere
F 740 FS Commandant Bourdais
| F 748 FS Protet | F 749 FS Enseigne de vaisseau Henry

Le Corse (E50) class Fast Escort / Escorteur Rapide (1955)
F 761 FS Le Corse | F 762 FS Le Brestois
F 763 FS Le Boulonnais
| F 764 FS Le Bordelais

Le Normand (E52) class Fast Escort / Escorteur Rapide (1956)
F 765 FS Le Normand | F 766 FS Le Picard | F 767 FS Le Gascon
F 768 FS Le Lorrain
| F 769 FS Le Bourguignon | F 770 FS Le Champenois
F 771 FS Le Savoyard
| F 772 FS Le Breton | F 773 FS Le Basque
F 774 FS L’Agenais
| F 775 FS Le Bearnais
L'Alsacien subclass / E52B
F 776 FS L’Alsacien | F 777 FS Le Provencal | F 778 FS Le Vendeen


(ex) US Cannon class Destroyer Escorts
(93 meters / 1650 tons)
F 01 / F 701 FS Algerien - ex USS Cronin / DE 107 (1944-65) > renamed Oise in 1963
F 02 / F 702 FS Senegalais
- ex USS Corbesier / DE106 (1944-65) > renamed Yser in 1963
F 03 / F 703 / A 607 FS Somali
- ex USS Somali / DE111 (1944-72) - returned to US
F 04 / F 704 FS Hova
- ex USS Hova / DE110 (1944-64) - returned to US
F 05 / F 705 FS Marocain
- ex USS Marocain / DE109 (1944-60) - returned to US
T 23 / F 06 / F 706 FS Tunisien
- ex USS Crosley / DE 108 (1944-64) - returned to US
F 717 FS Arabe
- ex USS Samuel S. Miles / DE 183 (1943/50-58)
F 718 FS Kabyle
- ex USS Riddle / DE 185 (1943/50-59)
F 719 FS Bambara
- ex USS Swearer / DE 186 (1943/50-59)
F 720 FS Sakalave
- ex USS Wingfield / DE 194 (1944/50-59)
F 721 FS Touareg
- ex USS Bright / DE 747 (1944/50-60)
F 722 FS Soudanais
- ex USS Cates / DE 763 (1943/50-59)
F 723 FS Berbere
- ex USS Clarence L. Evans / DE 113 (1944/52-60)
F 724 FS Malgache
- ex USS Baker / DE 190 (1943/52-69)

ex Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Sloop (war reparation)
(97 meters / 3120 tons)
A 04 / F 730 FS Francis Garnier - ex RN Eritrea (1937/48-66)

ex US Tacoma class Patrol Frigate
(93 meters / 2240 tons)
F 13 / F 713 FS La Place - ex USS Lorain / PF 93 (1945/47-50) - sunk by mine
F 14 / F 714 FS Mermoz
- ex USS Muskegon / PF 24 (1944/47-late 50's)
F 15 / F 715 FS Le Brix
- ex USS Manitowoc / PF 61 (1944/47-late 50's)
F 16 / F 716 FS Le Verrier
- ex USS Emporia / PF 28 (1944/47-late 50's)

ex UK River class Frigate
(92 meters / 2130 tons)
K 263 / F 07 / F 707 FS L'Aventure - ex HMS Braid / K 263 (1944-62)
K 292 / F 08 / F 708 FS La Surprise
- ex HMS Torridge / K 292 (1944-64) - to Morocco
K 267 / F 09 / F 709 FS L'Escarmouche
- ex HMS Frome / K 267 > renamed L'Ailette in 1957 (1944-60)
K 260 / F 10 / F 710 FS Croix de Lorraine
- ex HMS Strule / K 258 (1943/44-61)
K 260 / F 11 / F 711 FS Tonkinois
- ex HMS Moyola / K 260 > renamed La Confiance in 1953 (1943/44-61)
K 370 / F 12 / F 712 FS La Decouverte
- ex HMS Windrush / K 370 (1943/44-59)
  

Amphibious Ships
 
Mistral class Amphibious Assault & Command Ship (2006)
Bâtiment de Projection et de Commandement (BPC)
L 9013 FS Mistral | L 9014 FS Tonnere | L 9015 FS Dixmude

Foudre class Dock Landing Ship
Transport de Chaland de Débarquement (TCD)
L 9011 FS Foudre (1990-2011) - to Chile
L 9012 FS Siroco (1998-2015) - to Brazil

Bougainville Landing Ship / LPD
Bâtiment de Transport et de Soutien (BTS)
L 9077 FS Bougainville (1988-2008)

Gapeau class Landing Ship
Chaland de Transport et de Servitude (CTS)
L 9090 FS Gapeau (1987- )

L 9061 class Tank Landing Craft
(60 meters / 750 tons - to operate from  Foudre class LSD's)
L 9061 FS Rapiere (1988-2011) - to Chile
L 9062 FS Hallebarde
(1989-2014) - to Brazil

L 9051 class Tank Landing Craft
(60 meters / 725 tons - to operate from Foudre class LSD's)
L 9051 FS Sabre (1987-2011) - to Senegal
L 9052 FS Dague (1987-2012) - to Djibouti

Champlain class Landing Ship
Batiment de Transport Léger (BATRAL)
L 9030 FS Champlain (1974-2005)
L 9031 FS Francis Garnier
(1974-2011)
L 9032 FS Dumont D’Urville
(1983-2017)
L 9033 FS Jacques Cartier
(1983-2013)
L 9034 FS La Grandiere
(1987-2016)

Ouragan class Dock Landing Ship - LSD
Transport de Chaland de Débarquement (TCD)
L 9021 FS Ouragan (1965-2009)
L 9022 FS Orage
(1968-2009)

Trieux / Argens class Tank Landing Ship
Bâtiment de Débarquement de Chars (BDC)
L 9003 FS Argens (1960-85)
L 9004 FS Bidassoa
(1961-87)
L 9007 FS Trieux
(1960-88)
L 9008 FS Dives
(1961-86)
L 9009 FS Blavet
(1961-86)

US Casa Grande class Dock Landing Ship
A 646 / L 9020 FS Foudre
- ex HMS Oceanway / F 143 - ex USS LSD 12 (1944/52-69)

ex US Tank Landing Ships - LST
L 9000 FS Liamone
- ex USS LST-326 (1943/46-51)
L 9001 FS Laita
- ex USS LST-177 (1943/46-64)
L 9002 FS Orne
- ex USS LST-508 (1944/47-62)
L 9003 FS Vire
- ex USS LST-347 (1943/48-57)
L 9004 FS Rance
- ex USS LST-223 (1943/47-62)
L 9005 FS Odet
- ex USS LST-815 (1944/48-62)
L 9006 FS Cheliff
- ex USS LST-874 (1944/48-69)
L 9007 FS Adour
- ex USS LST860 (1945/49-55)
L 9008 FS Golo
- ex USS LST-973 (1945/51-60)
 
 

Attack Submarines
 
Barracuda / Suffren class Attack Submarine - SSN (2020)
(Sous-marin Nucléaire d'Attaque / SNA)

Q 284 FS Suffren | S ?? FS Duguay-Trouin | S ?? FS Tourville
S ?? FS De Grasse
| S ?? FS Rubis | S ?? Casabianca

 Rubis class Submarine - SSN (1983)
(Sous-marin Nucléaire d'Attaque / SNA)
S 601 FS Rubis | S 602 FS Saphir | S 603 FS Casabianca | S 604 FS Emeraude
Amethyste subclass
S 605 FS Amethyste | S 606 FS Perle
S 607 FS Turquoise (cancelled) | S 608 FS Diamant (cancelled)

Agosta class Submarine - SSK (1977)
(Sous-marin d'Attaque)

S 620 FS Agosta | S 621 FS Beveziers | S 622 FS La Praya | S 623 FS Ouessant

Daphne class Submarine - SSK (1964)
(Sous-marin de Chasse)
S 641 FS Daphne | S 642 FS Diane | S 643 FS Doris | S 644 FS Eurydice
S 645 FS Flore
| S 646 FS Galatee | S 647 FS Minerve | S 648 FS Junon
S 649 FS Venus
| S 650 FS Psyche | S 651 FS Sirene

Arethuse class Submarine - SSK (1958)
(Sous-marin de Chasse)
S 635 FS Arethuse | S 636 FS Argonaute | S 639 FS Amazone | S 640 FS Ariane

Narval class Submarine - SSK (1957)
(Sous-marin d'Attaque)
S 631 FS Narval | S 632 FS Marsouin | S 633 FS Dauphin
S 634 FS Requin
| S 637 FS Espadon | S 638 FS Morse

Saphir class Submarine - SSK
(ex UK S-class SSK’s)
S 614 FS Sultane (1943/52) (ex HMS Statesman / P 246)
S 615 FS Sirene (1943/52) (ex HMS Spiteful / P 227)
S 616 FS Saphir (1943/52) (ex HMS Satyr / P 214)
S 617 FS Sibylle (1942/52) (ex HMS Sportsman / P 229)


ex German Type IX B class Submarine
(war reparation)
E 14 / S 10 / S 611 FS Blaison
- ex U 123 (1940/47-57)

ex German Type XXI class Submarine
(war reparation)
E 13 / S 12 / S 613 FS Roland Morillot
- ex U 2518 (1944/46-68)

ex German Type VII C class Submarine
(war reparation)
E 16 / S 08 / S 609 FS Mille
- ex U 471 (1943/46-63)
E 17 / S 09 / S 610 FS Laubie
- ex U 766 (1943/47-61)

ex German Type IX C class Submarine
(war reparation)
E 15 / S 11 / S 612 FS Bouan
- ex U 510 (1941/45-58)

UK V-class Submarine
T 2 / P 84 FS Doris
- ex HMS Vineyard / P 84 (1944-47) - back to UK
T 3 / P 87 FS Morse
- ex HMS Vortex / P 87 (1944-47) - to Denmark > HDMS Saelen / S 323

UK U-class Submarine
T 1 / P 67 FS Curie
- ex HMS Vox / P 67 (1943-46) - back to UK

Aurore / La Creole class Submarine - SSK
Q 192 Aurore (1940-42) - scuttled
Q 193 / S 606 FS La Creole
(1949-61)
Q 194 Bayadere
(1940) - scrapped on slip
Q 195 La Favorite
(1942) - to Germany
Q 196 / S 607 FS L’Africaine
(1949-63)
Q 200 / S 608 FS L’Astree
(1949-66)
Q 201 / S 601 FS L’Andromede
(1953-66)
Q 202 L'Antigone
(abandoned 1940)
Q 203 L'Andromaque
(abandoned 1940)
Q 206 / S 603 FS L’Artemis
(1954-67)
Q 207 L'Armide
(abandoned 1940)
Q 211 L'Hermione
(abandoned 1940)
Q 212 La Gorgone
(abandoned 1940)
Q 213 La Clorinde
(cancelled 1940)
Q 214 La Cornelie
(cancelled 1940)

 

Ballistic Missile Submarines
 
Le Triomphant class Submarine - SSBN (1997)
(Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceurs d'Engins / SNLE)
S 616 FS Le Triomphant | S 617 FS Le Temeraire
S 618 FS Le Vigilant
| S 619 FS Le Terrible

Le Redoutable class Submarine - SSBN (1971)
(Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceurs d'Engins / SNLE)
S 611 FS Le Redoutable | S 612 FS Le Terrible | S 610 FS Le Foudroyant
S 613 FS L’Indomptable
| S 614 FS Le Tonnant
L'Inflexible subclass
S 615 FS L’Inflexible

Gymnote Experimental Ballistic Missile Submarine
(Sous-marin expérimental lance-missiles)
S 655 FS Gymnote (1966)
 

Patrol Vessels

La Confiance class Offshore Patrol Vessel
(Patrouilleurs Antilles Guyane - PAG)
P 733 FS La Confiance (2017- )
P 734 FS La Resolue
(2017- )
P 735 FS La Combattante
(2020- )

Gowind (OPV90) class Patrol Vessel
P 725 FS L'Adroit (2012)

Flamant (OPV54) class Patrol Vessel / Patrouilleur de Service Public
(54 meters / 390 tons)
P 676 FS Flamant (1997- )
P 677 FS Cormoran
(1997- )
P 678 FS Pluvier
(1997- )

Geranium class Motor Launches
(32 meters / 100 tons)
P 720 Géranium (1996- )
P 222 Violette
(1997- )

Jonquille class Motor Launches
(32 meters / 98 tons)
P 721 Jonquille (1996- )
P 723 Jasmin
(1997- )

Athos class Patrol Boat
(32 meters / 108 tons)
A 712 / P 724 Athos (1980/95-2015) - to Gendarmerie Maritime
A 713 / P 726 Aramis
(1981/95-2015) - to Gendarmerie Maritime

Grebe (OPV54) class Patrol Vessel / Patrouilleur
(52 meters / 410 tons)
P 679 FS Grebe (1991-2010) - to Cameroon

L'Audacieuse (P 400) class Patrol Vessel / Patrouilleur
(55 meters / 480 tons)
P 682 FS L'Audacieuse (1986-2010)
P 683 FS La Boudeuse
(1986-2010)
P 684 FS La Capricieuse
(1986-2017)
P 685 FS La Fougeuse
(1987-2009)
P 686 FS La Glorieuse
(1987-2019)
P 687 FS La Gracieuse
(1987-2017)
P 688 FS La Moqueuse
(1987- )
P 689 FS La Railleuse
(1987-2011)
P 690 FS La Rieuse
(1987-2009) - to Kenya
P 691 FS La Tapageuse
(1988-2013)

Albatros Patrol Vessel / Patrouilleur
P 681 FS Albatros (1967/83)

Sterne Patrol Vessel / Patrouilleur
(49 meters / 340 tons)
PM 41 / P 680 FS Sterne (1980-2009)

Trident class Patrol Craft / Patrouilleur Rapide
P 670 FS Trident (1976-87) - to Gendarmerie Maritime
P 671 FS Glaive
(1977-87) - to Gendarmerie Maritime
P 672 FS Epee
(1976-86) - to Gendarmerie Maritime
P 673 FS Pertuisane
(1977-88) - to Gendarmerie Maritime
P 674 FS Rapiere
(1981-82) - to Mauretania

La Combattante Missile Patrol Boat
(45 meters / 200 tons)
P 730 FS La Combattante (1964-96)

L'Adroit (PC 1604) class Coastal Patrol Vessel / Escorteur Côtier
(US-design PC1604 class submarine chaser / all were built in France)
P 630 FS L'Intrepide (1959-79)
P 635 FS L'Ardent
(1959-80)
P 637 FS L'Etourdi
(1959-78)
P 638 FS L'Effronte
(1959-78)
P 639 FS Le Frondeur
(1959-77)
P 640 FS Le Fringant
(1959-83)
P 644 FS L'Adroit
(1958-80)
P 645 FS L'Alerte
(1958-80)
P 646 FS L'Attentif
(1958-78)
P 647 FS L'Enjoue
(1958-78)
P 648 FS Le Hardi
(1959-79)

Le Fougueux (PC 1610) class Coastal Patrol Vessel / Escorteur Côtier
P 641 FS Le Fougueux
(1955-75)
P 642 FS L'Opiniatre
(1955-75)
P 643 FS L'Agile
(1955-76)


US PC-461 class Submarine Chasers - transferred to France during WWII
(53 meters / 430 tons)
W 11 / P 607 FS Sabre - ex PC1248 (1944-59) W 93 / P 618 FS Fantassin - ex PC621 (1944-61)
W 12 / P 608 FS Cimeterre - ex PC1250 (1944-63) W 101 / P 602 FS Grenadier - ex PC625 (1944-58)
W 13 / P 609 FS Pique - ex PC1249 (1944-59) W 102 / P 619 FS Le Tirailleur - ex PC542 (1944-58)
W 21 / P 606 FS Dague - ex PC1561 (1944-64) W 103 / P 612 FS Voltigeur - ex PC559 (1944-70)
W 22 / P 604 FS Coutelas - ex PC1560 (1944-63) W 111 / P 616 FS Lancier - ex PC1227 (1944-60)
W 23 FS Javelot - ex PC1562 (1944-51) W 112 FS Franc-Tireur - ex PC546 (1944-53)
W 31 / P 610 FS L'Eveille - ex PC471 (1944-59) W 113 / P 614 FS Mameluck - ex PC551 (1944-58)
W 32 / P 622 FS L'Indiscret - ex PC474 (1944-60) W 121 / P 605 FS Lansquenet - ex PC626 (1944-58)
W 33 FS Le Resolu - ex PC475 (1944-51) W 122 FS Cavalier - ex PC627 (1944-51)
W 34 / W 42 FS L'Effronte - ex PC481 (1944-53) W 123 / P 601 FS Spahi - ex PC591 (1944-59)
W 41 / P 611 FS Le Ruse - ex PC472 (1944-59) PT 1 / P 627 FS Hue - ex PC797 (1950-55)
W 42 FS L'Ardent - ex PC473 (1944-45) - lost PT 2 / P 626 FS Pnom-Penh - ex PC796 (1949-55)
W 43 / P 613 FS L'Emorte - ex PC480 (1944-59) PT 3 / P 628 FS Luang-Prabang - ex PC798 (1949-55)
W 44 FS L'Ehjoue - ex PC482 (1944-45) P 629 FS L'Impetueux - ex PC799 (1949-50) - to South Korea
W 61 / P 615 FS Le Volontaire - ex PC543 (1944-64) P 631 FS Flamberge - ex PC1086 (1951-56) - to Cambodia
W 62 / P 621 FS Le Vigilant - ex PC550 (1944-59) P 632 FS L`Intrepide - ex PC1130 (1951-56) - to South Vietnam
W 63 FS L'Attentif - ex PC562 (1944-53) P 633 FS Mousquet - ex PC1144 (1951-55) - to South Vietnam
W 81 / P 624 FS Hussard - ex PC1235 (1944-65) P 634 FS Trident - ex PC1143 (1951-56) - to South Vietnam
W 82 / P 625 FS Legionnaire - ex PC1226 (1944-58) P 635 FS Glaive - ex PC1146 (1951-56) - to South Vietnam
W 83 / P 620 FS Dragon - ex PC557 (1944-59) P 636 FS L'Inconstant - ex PC1171 (1951-56) - to Cambodia
W 91 / P 603 FS Goumier - ex PC545 (1944-65) - to Morocco P 637 FS L'Ardent - ex PC1167 (1951-56) - to South Vietnam
W 92 / P 617 FS Carabinier - ex PC556 (1944-58)  
 
 
Aviation
 
french naval aviation aeronavale crest insignia roundel
Aéronavale
 
Air units + bases

Helicopters
NHIndustries NH90 Caiman
Westland Lynx Mk.2/4(FN)
Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin
Eurocopter AS565 Panther
Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma / EC725 Caracal
Aerospatiale SA319 Alouette III
Aerospatiale SA321G Super Frelon
 
Fixed Wing Aircraft
Dassault Rafale M
Dassault-Breguet Super Etendard
LTV/Vought F-8E(FN) Crusader
Dassault Etendard IVM/P
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
Breguet Atlantique II
Breguet 1150 Atlantic
Embraer Xingu
Breguet 1050 Alize
 

> NOTE: French Navy vessels are given the prefix "FS", short for French Ship (NATO-designation) Marine Nationale does not use prefixes internally <
 
 
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