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CHARLES DE GAULLE
Code - N227
1.75  
Qty
Date - 1992
Type - CVN
Description - CHARLES DE GAULLE N227 Nuclear powered aircraft carrier, completed 1999, to become operational 2002. Sister ship authorised 1994. Displacement 36,600 tons Dimensions 780 x 103 x 28 Armament 8 x 20mm SAM 32 SAAM VLS containing 32 Aster missiles. 2 Sadral point defence ( 2 x 6) Aircraft 38 including helicopters Speed 28 knots