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Modern Weapons (1980 to Present)
France Ammunition and Mountings Definitions
100 mm/55 Model 1968
100 mm/55 Model 1968 CADAM
100 mm/55 Model 1968-II
Colbert, Tourville, Georges Leygues, d'Estienne d'Orves, Floréal, Cassard and La Fayette Classes
100 mm/55 Model 1953
100 mm/55 Model 1964
Commandant Rivière, La Galissonnière, Jeanne d'Arc, Suffren (1967) and Surcouf Classes
100 mm/55 Compact Exported to Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and PRC
20 mm/90 GIAT M693 [20F2]
20 mm/73 GIAT M621
Modern French Warships
12.7 mm HMG (USA Browning M2) Modern French Warships
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Historical Weapons
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Battleship Main Guns
380 mm/45 Models 1935 and 1936 Richelieu and Alsace Classes
340 mm/45 Model 1912 Bretagne, Normandie and Lille Classes
330 mm/50 Model 1931 Dunkerque Class
305 mm/45 Model 1906/1910 Danton and Courbet Classes
305 mm/40 Model 1893/1896
305 mm/45 Model 1893
305 mm/40 Model 1893
305 mm/45 Model 1887
Bouvines, Bouvet, Massèna, Gaulois, Iéna, Suffren (1903), République and Liberté Classes
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Cruiser / Destroyer Main Guns and Battleship / Cruiser Secondary Guns
274 mm/40 Model 1893/1896 Henri IV, Caïman, Indomptable and Requin
274 mm/45 Model 1887/1893 Bouvet and Massèna
240 mm/50 Model 1902/1906 Danton Class
203 mm/50 Model 1924 Duquesne, Suffren (1930), Surcouf and Algérie Classes
194 mm/50 Model 1902
194 mm/40 Model 1893
194 mm/45 Model 1887
Dupuy de Lôme, Amiral Charner, Glorie, Liberté, Edgar Quinet, Ernest Renan and Jules Michelet Classes
164.7 mm/45 Model 1893-1896 République, Sufferen (1903) and Iéna
155 mm/50 Model 1920 Béarn, Duguay-Trouin, Jeanne D'Arc and De Grasse Classes
152 mm/55 Model 1930 Richelieu, Emile Bertin and La Galissonnière Classes
15 cm/48 SK C/36 (German) Hoche and Marceau (ex-German Destroyers)
15 cm/45 Tbts KL/45 (German) Amiral Sénès (ex-German S113), Barfleur and Charles Plumier
15 cm/45 SK L/45 (German) Colmar, Mulhouse, Strasbourg and Metz (ex-German cruisers)
138.6 mm/50 Models 1929 and 1934 Volta, Le Fantasque, Kléber and Bruix Classes
138.6 mm/40 Model 1927 Aigle, Cassard and Le Malin Classes
138.6 mm/40 Model 1923 Bison and Pluton Classes
138.6 mm/55 Model 1910 Courbet, Bretagne, Normandie, Lille and Arras Classes
138.6 mm/45 Models 1884, 1888, 1891 and 1893 Charles Martel, Carnot, Jauréguiberry, Masséna, Bouvet and Charlemagne Classes
130 mm/45 Models 1932 and 1935 Dunkerque and Le Hardi Classes
130 mm/40 Model 1924 L'Alcyon Class
130 mm/40 Model 1919 Simoun and Tigre Classes
127 mm/54 Model 1948 Surcouf, Duperré, De Grasse and Colbert Classes
12.7 cm/45 SK C/34 (German) Desaix and Kléber (ex-German destroyers)
120 mm/50 Models 1931 and 1936 D'Estaing, Duchaffault and Duperré (ex-Italian destroyers)
4.7"/45 BL Marks I and II (British) Mistral and Ouragan
10.5 cm/65 SK C/33 (German) Guichen and Châteaurenault (ex-Italian cruisers)
10.5 cm/45 SK C/32 (German) L'Alsacien, Le Lorrain, Dompaire, Baccarat and Bir Hakeim (ex-German Torpedo Boats)
100 mm/55 Model 1945 Richelieu Class
100 mm/45 Models 1930 and 1933 Richelieu, Algérie, Elan, Chamois, Le Fier, De Grasse, Clemenceau and Gascogne Classes
100 mm/45 Models 1927 and 1932 Commandant Teste, Melpomène Class, Chevreuil and La Capricieuse
100 mm/45 Model 1925 Redoutable Class
100 mm/45 Models 1892 through 1917
100 mm/26 Model 1892
100 mm/45 Model 1933
100 mm/34 Model 1936
Miscellaneous 100 mm guns
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Smaller Caliber and Anti-Aircraft Guns
90 mm/50 Model 1926 Jean Bart, Suffren, Emile Bertin and La Galissonnière Classes
3"/50 Mark 22 (USA) Algérien Class (ex-US Cannon Class)
75 mm/35 Models 1925 and 1928 Coastal Submarines
75 mm/50 Models 1922, 1924 and 1927 Bretagne, Béarn, Duquesne, Suffren, Jeanne D'Arc, Duguay-Trouin, Chacal and Bourrasque classes
75 mm/62.5 Model 1908 Danton Class
65 mm (9-pdr) Models 1888/1891 and 1902 French ships in the 1890s to 1920s
57 mm/60 AA Model 1951 Jean Bart, De Grasse, Colbert, Surcouf, Duperré and Le Normand Classes
57 mm Hotchkiss (6-pdr) French ships in the 1890s to 1920s
Used by many nations including Britain, Russia and United States
47 mm Hotchkiss (3-pdr) French ships in the 1890s
Used by many nations including Britain and United States
40 mm/56 Bofors (USA) Richelieu, Lorraine, ships refitted in the USA/UK during World War II
2 pdr Mark VIII (British) Many ships during World War II
37 mm/70 Model 1935 Patrol Vessel Amiens
37 mm/50 CAIL Model 1933
37 mm/50 Model 25
Many ships in the 1930s
37 mm Hotchkiss (1-pdr) French ships in the 1890s
Used by many nations including United States
25 mm/60 Hotchkiss Models 1939 and 1940 Some Destroyers in the 1940s
20 mm/70 Oerlikon (USA) Richelieu, Lorraine, ships refitted in the USA/UK during World War II
13.2 mm/76 Hotchkiss Model 1929 Many ships in the 1930s
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Updated 08 October 2015