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Clemenceau Aircraft Carrier


Ships
Name Number Builder Launched Comm. Decomm. Notes
Clemenceau R 98 DCN Brest 21 Dec 1957 22 Nov 1961 03 Mar 1998  
Foch R 99 Saint-Nazaire / Brest 28 Jul 1960 15 Jul 1963 15 Nov 2000 Sold to Brazil. Renamed A12 Sao Paulo

Specifications
Clemenceau
CountryFRANCE
Displacement 24,200 tons (32,760 in full load)320 t
Length265.00 m
Beam51.20 m
Draft8.60 m
Speed32 kts
Crew1920
Propulsion6 boilers, 2 Parson turbines producing 126 000 shp (92 640 kw), 2 propellers
Range operating 7 500 miles nautical @ 18 knots
3 500 miles nautical @ 32 knots
Armament8 X guns of 100 mm AA Mle 53 in the beginning
4 replaced by 2 SACP Crotale EDIR systems, with 52 missiles
5 machine-guns 12.7 mm
Electronics1 X DRBV-23B radar air (band D)
1 X DRBV-50 radar combined altitude and surface
(replaced then by DRBV-15)(bande E/F)
1 X NRBA-50 radar of landing 1 X DRBI-10 three-dimensional radar
several DRBC-31 radar of fire control system
(replaced by DRBC-32C)
DRBN-34 radar of Systéme navigation
satellite Syracuse I and Inmarsat
Systéme of combat SENIT
2 Countermeasures:
2 lance-lures CSEE Detecting Sagaie of radar ARBR 17
Jammer of radars ARBR 33
Aviation Installationsflight deck (axial): 257 m X 35 m (47 m overall)
track oblique with 8°: 165 m X 29,5 m
hangar: 180 m X 24 m
elevators: 1 axial, 1 side: 16 m X 11 m capacity 15 000 kg
steam catapults 2 of 50 m
jet fuel: 1 800 m³
gasoline: 110 or 400 m³
ammunition: 3 000 m³ Air park
Aircraftapproximately 40 aircraft
15 Dassault Super Standard
4 Dassault Standard IVP
8 Crusaders F-8P
8 Breguet Trade wind
2 Eurocopter Dolphin Pedro helicopters
2 Super Frelon helicopters
Complement 1 338 men, including 64 officers (1 920 men by including the air group) 994 men in helicopter version

Specifications
Foch
Country FRANCE
Displacement 32780 t
Length 265.00 m
Beam 51.20 m
Draft 8.60 m
Speed 32 kts
Crew 1920
Propulsion steam turbines, 6 boilers, 2 shafts, 126000 shp
Armament
  • Crotale SAM (32 missiles)
  • 6-cell Sadral SAM
  • Aircraft F-8E (40 aircrafts)
    Date Deployed 1963
    Ships R99 Foch



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