Frigate Provence (D652)

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Classification

Type:
type: Frigate

Basic information

Namesake:
Provence is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône River to the west to the Italian border to the east, and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
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

Provence is the second anti-submarine frigate of the FREMM program launched by France.

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