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Nivose (Frigate)

Postby shipstamps » Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:44 pm

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The Nivôse is a light surveillance frigate ("frégate de surveillance") of the French Marine Nationale. She is the third ship of her class, and the fourth French vessel named after the 4th month of the Republican Calendar.

In October 2001, she was deployed in the Persian Gulf as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

In late 2008, under frigate captain Jean-Marc Le Quilliec, Nivôse was deployed in the Gulf of Aden to fight Piracy in Somalia

Class and type: Floréal class frigate
Displacement: 2600 tonnes (2950 tonnes full load)
Length: 93,50 m Beam: 14 m Draught: 4,40 m
Propulsion: Engines : 4 diesel SEMT Pielstick 6PA6 L280
Auxiliaries : 1 Ulstein 200 kW beam propulsor
Propelers : 2 variable pace Lips
Propulsive power : 8800 hp (6470 kW)
Electric Plant : 3 Baudouin 12P15 2SR diesel alternators and 3 Alsthom AA 49L9 alternators

Electric Power : 3 x 590 kW
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h)
Range: 10000 nautical miles (19,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h), 13000 nautical miles (24,000 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)
Boats and landing craft carried: ETN 90 (Embarcation de Transport en Nombre)
Zodiac Hurricane 530 OB with two Yamaha 2T 140 CV VETOL engines

One 10-seat zodiac
Complement: 11 officers
36 non-commissioned officers 42 men
(11 men for the helicopter)
Sensors and processing systems: Radar:
DRBV-21C (Mars) air sentry radar
Racal Decca RM1290 navigation radar
Racal Decca RM1290 landing radar
Navigation Microcin type intertial navigation system
Ben LMN4 loch
Furuno depth measure system
Navstar GPS system
Taiyo gonio VHF radio

Electronic warfare
and decoys: ARBG-1A Saïgon

2 Dagaie decoy systems
Armament: 2 Exocet MM38 missiles
1 x 100 mm CADAM turret with Najir fire control system

2 x 20 mm modèle F2 guns

Wallis and Fortuna SG840
New Caledonia SG1015/20
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Re: Nivose (Frigate)

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French Southern and Antarctic Territories 2020 1.55 Euro sg?, scott?
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