Frigate Languedoc (D653)

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Classification

Type:
type: Frigate

Basic information

Namesake:
Languedoc is a former province of France. Its territory is now contained in the modern-day region of Occitanie in the south of France.
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: DCNS
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
6000 t
Length:
142 m
Beam:
19.8 m
Draught:
4.9 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODLOG
  • 1 * 32 MW gas turbine General Electric/Avio LM2500+G4
  • 2 * 2.5 MW electric motors Jeumont Electric
  • 4 * diesel generators MTU Series 4000 (2,2 MW everyone)
  • 2 * shafts, driving controllable pitch propellers
  • 1 * 1 MW bow thruster
Speed:
27 knots
Range:
6,000 nmi (11,000 km; 6,900 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)

Crew

Complement:
140
Ship's company:
108

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 1 * ECUME NG (9.3 m)
  • 1 * EDO NG (6.7 m)
Electronics:
  • Thales Héraklès multi-purpose passive electronically scanned array radar
  • Navigation radar Terma Scanter 2001
  • Sonar Thales 4110 CL
  • Sonar Thales CAPTAS-4 (UMS 4249)
  • Thales ARBR 21 (DR 3000S) radar warning receiver
  • Thales Artemis infrared search and track system
  • 2 * Sigen RECM Radar countermeasure
  • Anti-torpedo decoys
  • SETIS Combat System
  • Sagem/Safran NAJIR fire control system (76/62 gun)
Armament:
  • 8 * MBDA MM-40 Exocet block 3 anti-ship missiles
  • 16-cell MBDA SYLVER A70 VLS for 16 MBDA SCALP Naval land-attack cruise missiles
  • 16-cell MBDA SYLVER A43 VLS for 16 MBDA Aster 15 missiles
  • 24 missiles Mica VL (optional)
  • 1 * Leonardo OTO Melara 76 mm SR gun
  • 3 * Nexter 20mm Narwhal remote weapon systems
  • 2 * double Leonardo (WASS) B-515 launcher for MU 90 torpedoes
Aircraft:
  • 1 * NH90 helicopter
  • Helicopter pad
  • Hangar

Languedoc is the third frigate anti-submarine program FREMM launched by France.

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