(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
✓Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
466.0 ft 142.04 m
65.0 ft 19.81 m
16.0 ft 4.88 m
CODLOG (COmbined Diesel-eLectric-Or-Gas): MTU Series 4000; 4 x Diesel generators; 1 x Bow thruster; 2 x Shafts astern.
kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers
1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
1 x 76mm OTO-Melara (Leonardo) SR Dual-Purpose (DP) turreted deck gun.
1 x 16-cell MBDA SYLVER A43 Vertical Launching System (VLS) for 16 x MBDA Aster 15 Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAMs).
1 x 16-cell MBDA SYLVER A70 VLS for 16 x SCALP naval land-attack cruise missiles.
8 x MBDA MM.40 "Exocet" Block 3 anti-ship missiles.
2 x 324mm (13") Leonardo (WASS) B-515 torpedo tubes (MU90 torpedo family).
3 x Nexter 20mm Narwhal automatic guns.
(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
1 OR 2 x NHIndustries NH90 medium-lift / utility navy helicopter supported through combination hangar-helipad facilities over the stern.
Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective naval campaigns / operations / periods.
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Image from the French Ministry of Defense; FS Languedoc pictured.
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