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     D603 Duquesne      

Photo byFebruary 2008. The Toulon. Photo by E. Pavlov.

Country: France.
Class, [Type]: Suffren, [DD].
Homeport: Toulon.

Callsign: FADN ( Foxtrot Alfa Delta November )

Builder: Brest Naval Shipyard, France.
Launch date: 11 February 1966.
Commission date: 1 April 1970.

Displacement ( tons ): 5100 standard, 6100 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 157,5 x 15,5 x 6.
Main machinery: 2 x geared turbines ( 72500 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 34.
Range ( miles ): 5100 at 18 knots.
Complement: 426 ( 23 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 DCN 100mm ( automatic ), 2 x 1 30mm.
Missiles: SSM: 4 x 1 MM38 Exocet; SAM: 1 x 2 Masurca Mk 2 ( 48 missiles ).
A/S weapons: 1 x 2 Malafon rocket/homing torpedo launcher ( 13 missiles ).
Torpedoes: 2 x 2 550mm for L5 torpedoes.

Radars: Air Search: DRBI-23; Surface Search: DRBV-50; Fire Control: 2 x DRBC-32A, 2 x DRBR-51; Navigation: DRBN-32.
Sonars: DUBV-23; DUBV-43 VDS.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1990 | 1992 | 1997 | 1999

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