GEORGES LEYGUES (D-640) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Destroyers


Country of Origin: France

These are anti-submarine warfare (ASW) destroyers also capable of escorting high-value ships (such as aircraft carriers) or convoys, projecting overseas presence ("showing the flag") and supporting operations against land targets. The GEORGES LEYGUES class is the ASW version of the CASSARD class. HULL: These ships have a flush-deck hull design with raked bow and a cutaway stern to accommodate the towed sonar equipment. The slight downward bend in the main deck over the anchors provides...

 

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