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La Fayette


Specifications
CountryFRANCE
Displacement 3,500 tons standard / 3,840 tons full *
3,200 tons standard / 3,600 tons full
Length 127.00 m / 125.00 m *
Beam 13.40 m / 15.40 m *
Draft 5.7 m / 4.8m *
Speed 27 kts / 25 kts *
Crew153:
- 15 officers
- 85 petty officiers
- 53 quartersmasters and sailors
+ helicopter detachment
+ ability to embark a commando unit
Propulsion4 diesel engines SEMT pielstick 12 PA 6 V 280 STC
1 geared steam turbine, 1 shaft
2 variable pitch propellers
28650 hp / 21,000 hp (15,400 kW) *
1 bow thruster
Electric power 3 diesel generators 750 kW (2,250 kW)
Range7,000 nm (at 15 kts)
9,000 nm (at 12 kts)
Armament*
  • 8 MM 40 Exocet SSMs
  • 2 x DCN 100 mm/55 cal Mod 68 CADAM automatic guns
  • 2 x Oerlikon 20mm guns
  • 1x naval CN2 Crotale System (VIII x 1 + 16 missiles in storage)
  • Emplacement Aster 15 anti-missiles SAAM system

  • 1 Malfon launcher (ASW) *
  • 4 12.7mm guns *
  • 2 torpedo launchers (10 ECAN L5 Mod 4 torpedoes) *
  • Electronic Equipment 2 DRBN 34 (Racal-Decca) landing aid radar
    1 DRBV C-15 surface-to-air low altitude monitoring radar
    1 fire control radar
    1 CN2 fire control radar
    1 ARBR 21 detector
    2 Dagaie Mk 2 decoy launcher
    1 MAIGRET ArbG-2 radio interceptor

    - STI combat (link + 11) Steering System
    - SNTI internal transmissions digitized system
    - GETS / OPSMER system
    - Syracuse 2 satellite transmission System
    - Inmarsat satellite system
    - Management of sensors and weapons systems using an information processing system
    Aircraft 1 x Panther helicopter

    * Note: Conflicting specifications information.



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