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     D-621 Chevalier Paul      

Photo bySeptember 2013. The Mediterranian Sea. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: France.
Class, [Type]: Forbin, [DDG].
Homeport: Toulon.

Callsign: FCPL ( Foxtrot Charlie Papa Lima )

Builder: DCN, Lorient, France.
Laid down: 13 January 2005.
Launch date: 12 July 2006.
Commission date: 2011.

Displacement ( tons ): 5800 standard, 7163 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 153 x 20,3 x 8.
Main machinery: CODOG: 2 x Fiat Avio/GE LM 2500 gas turbines ( 63000 hp ), 2 x SEMT-Pielstick 12PA 6STC diesels ( 11700 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 31.
Range ( miles ): 10000 at 15 knots.
Complement: 195 ( 27 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 2 OTO Melara 76 mm, 2 x 1 Giat 20F2 20mm.
Missiles: SSM: 2 x 4 MM40 Block3 Exocet; SAM: 6 x 8 Sylver A50 VLS for Aster-15 (16 missiles) and Aster-30 (32 missiles); 1 x 4 MBDA Tetral for Mistral SR. 
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm for Mu 90 ( 24 torpedoes ).

Radars: Air/Surface: DRBV-27; Surface: 2 x SPN 753; Fire Control: SPY-790 EMPAR, NA 25 XP.
Sonar: TUS-WASS 4110CL;.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x EADS NGDS, SLAT towed acoustic torpedo decoy; ECM/ESM: SIGEN EW.
Helicopter: 1 x NH90.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2017

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Additional photo Magnify image   March 2016. The Mediterranian Sea. Photo by B. Hopsirokov.

 

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