FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) (2001)
Type: Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
National Origin: France
Ship Class: Charles de Gaulle
4 x SYLVER 8-cell surface-to-air missile launchers (MBDA Aster 15 missiles).
2 x Sadral 6-cell short-range surface-to-air missile launchers (Mistral missiles).
8 x 20mm GIAT 20F2 dual-purpose close-defense cannons
Up to 40 aircraft of various makes and types including:
Dassault Super Etendard fighters (transitioning to Dassault Rafale M fighters), Dassault Mirage 2000 strike fighters, Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye AEW aircraft, Eurocopter AS 565MB Panther (OR 2 x Eurocopter AS 322 Cougar OR Eurocopter Super Frelon Helicopters), and 2 x Eurocopter Dauphin Helicopters.