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F70 AA  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1988
Total Production: 2
Also Known As: Cassard
Origin: France
Corporations: DCNS
Parent System: F70
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1979
Total Production: 9
Family Members: F70 ASM
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Description: The F70 AA class frigates are an improved version of F70 ASM ships intended for anti-air warfare missions with secondary anti-submarine warfare capability.

F70 AA class frigates weapon system consists of 40 Standard SM-1 missiles, 8 Exocet MM-40 anti-ship missiles, up to 39 Mistral surface-to-air missiles, one turret-mounted 100mm naval gun, and one Panther ASW helicopter.

F70 AA Specifications

Crew: 244
Number of Weapons: 48
Beam: 14 meter (46 foot)
Length: 139 meter (456 foot)
Max Range: 14,920 kilometer (8,056 nautical mile)
Total Combined Power: 42,300 shp (31.6 MW)
Top Speed: 15.4 mps (30.0 knot)
Full Displacement: 4,730 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

F70 AA News

There are 3 news between
17 Nov 2005 and 7 Feb 2014
Friday, February 7, 2014French Navy to Provide EOMS NG Sensor to Horizon and Cassard Air Defense Frigates
Monday, October 12, 2009DCNS Awarded Contracts to Maintain French Navy's Fighting Ships
Thursday, November 17, 2005Italy and France Launch First Phase of Newest European Warship Program

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 21
Defensive Weapons
Standard SM-1 MRx40
Offensive Weapons
MM40 Exocetx8
Private Aircraft
AS365 Dauphinx1
Protection Systems
Sensor Systems

F70 AA Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
D614 Cassard-1988-
D615 Jean Bart-1991-

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