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La Fayette Class Frigate

Crew

164

Overall Length

125m

Beam at Waterline

15.5m

Draught

5.85m

Standard Displacement

3,500t

Maximum Speed

25kt

Range at Economical Speed of 12kt

9,000nm

Endurance

50 days

Surface-to-Surface Missile

MDBA Exocet MM40

Surface-to-Air Missile

Thomson CSF Crotale Naval CN2

Guns

1 x DCNS 100mm gun<br />2 x Giat 20F2 20mm guns

ESM

Thomson CSF ABR 21 radar warning receiver

ECM

Thomson CSF ARBB33 jammer

Decoys

Sagem Dagaie chaff- and flare-launching system

Radar

Thales Sea Tiger mk2 air- and surface-search radar

Thales 1229 navigation and helicopter control radars

Thales Castor 2J fire control radar

Crotale fire control radar

Propulsion

Combined Diesel and Diesel (CODAD)

Diesel Engines

4 x SEMT Pielstick 12 PA6 v 280 STC diesel engines

Engine Rating

21,000 sustained horsepower

Shafts

2 x shafts driving controllable pitch propellers

Stabilisation System

Combined fin and rudder control

Flight Deck

430m², for day and night use

Single 10t Helicopter

AS 565 MA Panther, SA 321G Super Frelon or NH 90
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