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Photographer:tabarly [View profile]Title:FS FORBIN D620Added:Nov 19, 2017
Captured:November 19, 2017IMO:UnavailableHits:448
Location:St Pierre, St Pierre and Miquelon
Photo Category: Destroyers
french war ship le forbin in st pierre harbour
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Pennant no.:D620
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wartsilasulzer on Nov 20, 2017 10:03 (1 year ago)
Name: Forbin
Namesake: Claude Forbin-Gardanne
Ordered: 27 October 2000
Builder: DCNS and Thales Group, Lorient shipyard
Cost: USD$770 million
Laid down: 16 January 2004
Launched: 10 March 2005
Commissioned: 2008
In service: 14 October 2010
Homeport: Toulon
Status: in active service, as of 2013
General characteristics
Class and type: Horizon-class frigate
Displacement: 7,050 tonnes
Length: 152.87m
Beam: 20.3m
Draught: 5.4m
2 × 31,280hp (23.3MW) GE/Avio LM2500 gas turbines
2 × 5,875hp (4.4MW) SEMT Pielstick 12 PA6 STC diesels
1 × beam propeller
2 × 4-blade propellers
29knots (54km/h; 33mph)
18knots (33km/h; 21mph) on diesels
7,000nmi (13,000km; 8,100mi) at 18kn (33km/h; 21mph)
3,500nmi (6,500km; 4,000mi) at 25kn (46km/h; 29mph)
Boats and landing craft carried:
EDO, 20-seat EFRC, Hurricane 733
Capacity: 32 passengers or admiral's staff
26 officers, 110 petty officers, 38 sailors
Sensors and processing systems:
S-1850 LRR tri-dimensional sentry radar with IFF
ABF TUS 4110 CL hull sonar
Towed linear antenna with Alto torpedo detector
Electronic warfare and decoys:
Radar jammer
Communication jammer
NGDS system (2 decoy launchers, REM, RIR, LAD)
Contralto system (2 acoustic decoy launchers)
PAAMS EMPAR multifunction radar on G band
1 × PAAMS (48 × Aster 15 or 30 anti-air missiles in SYLVER A50 VLS)
1 × Sadral launcher with 6 Mistral missiles[3] on starboard roof of hangar
8 × Exocet MM40 Block 3 anti-ship missiles
2 × MU90 torpedo tubes
2 × Otobreda 76mm super rapid guns
2 × 20mm modèle F2 gun
Aircraft carried: 1 × NH90 helicopter
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