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Georges Leygues class Frigates (1976)

Guided missile Frigates 1976-2022: FS Georges Leygues, Dupleix, Montcalm, Jean de Vienne, Primauguet, La Motte-Picquet, Latouche-Tréville D-640-646 The Georges Leygues…

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Tourville class Frigates (1972)

Guided missile Frigates 1971-2013: FS Tourville, Duguay-Trouin, De Grasse D610-612 +2 more cancelled Called the F67 type, also known as…

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FS Aconit

ASW Frigate, F65 1973-1997 FS Aconit was a planned class of cheap but well armed, versatile Frigate, but ended as…

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FS Arromanches (1946)

Aircraft Carrier 1946-1974 The Aircraft Carrier Arromanches was the ex-HMS Colossus, lead ship of the famous 1942 light fleet aircraft…

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Suffren class Frigates (1965)

FS Suffren, FS Duquesne 1962-2008 The Suffren class were two missile fleet escorts of the French Navy, assigned to the…

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La Galissonnière (1960)

French Navy (1962-95), T56 design, D638 The T53 (Duperré) class destroyers succeeded to the the T47 or (Surcouf class), five…

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FS Jean Bart (1940)

French Navy (1949-70), Rebuilt Battleship Backstory: An unfinished battleship in WW2 FS Jean Bart was the sister ship of Richelieu,…

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Duperré class destroyers (1956)

French Navy (1954-92), T53 design. Duperré, La Bourdonnais, Forbin, Tartu, Jauréguiberry D633-637 Second class of postwar destroyers built for the…

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FS Charles de Gaulle (R92, 1994)

FS Charles De Gaulle, French Nuclear-propelled CATOBAR Carrier French Navy (1988-today) The European Nuclear Carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (Ex-Richelieu)…

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Clemenceau class Aircraft Carriers (1957)

Fleet Carriers French Navy (1957) For this 14 of july 2022, French national holiday, here is the Clemenceau class carriers:…