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CMN to unveil several new ship designs, including a revolutionary concept, at Euronaval 2012
 
CMN, the Cherbourg based shipyard clearly shows its ambitions for export and domestic markets. At the 23rd EURONAVAL show to be held from 22 to 26 October 2012 at the Paris-le Bourget exhibition center, CMN will unveil several new ship designs including a unique and innovative concept demonstrating CMN's ability to innovate and push the performance level of its vessels.
     
The Combattante SWAO 53 is revolutionary stealth ship concept with a unique outrigger hull design, fitted with a large capable of accomodating both helicotpers and UAVs. SWAO stands for "Small waterplane area outrigger".
The revolutionary Combattante SWAO 53
(Picture: CMN)

     
Combattante SWAO 53
The Combattante SWAO 53 is revolutionary stealth ship concept with a unique outrigger hull design, fitted with a large platform capable of accommodating both helicopters and VTOL UAVs. SWAO stands for "Small waterplane area outrigger".

With a lenght of 53 meters and width of 16 meters, the Combattante SWAO 53 is capable of reaching 30 knots. Its weapon systems consist in a 57mm main gun, two 30mm remote weapon stations and 8 VLS tubes for Surface-to-Air missiles. The crew consists in 26 sailors with accommodations for 9 passengers. Navigation, radars, and electronic warfare sensors are all grouped in a single integrated mast.
     
The Combattante FS 56 is a compact ship with a stealth design capable of high speeds and strong firepower actions for anti-surface warfare and land attack missions. Those qualities makes the Combattante FS 56 the vessel of choice when surveillance and attack is key.
Combattante FS 56
(Picture: CMN)

     
Combattante FS 56
The Combattante FS 56 is a compact ship with a stealth design capable of high speeds and strong firepower actions for anti-surface warfare and land attack missions. Those qualities make the Combattante FS 56 the vessel of choice when surveillance and attack are key requirements.

With a length of 56 meters and width of 8.2 meters, the Combattante FS 56 is capable of reaching an impressive 38 knots. Its weapon systems consist in a 76mm main gun (Capable of deploying Oto Melara's Vulcano rounds for Land Attack missions) and a 40mm secondary gun at the stern, two 30mm remote weapon stations and 8 MM40 Exocet anti-ship missiles. The crew consists in 32 sailors. The main bridge offers a panoramic 360° visibility. As with the Combattante SWAO 53, navigation, radars, and electronic warfare sensors are all grouped in a single integrated mast.
     
The Vigilante 1400 CL79 is a multifunction Offshore Patrol Vessel capable long term surveillance missions as well as specialized missions such as anti-piracy / drug trafficking, fight against pollution, mine warfare or anti-submarine warfare.
Vigilante 1400 CL79
(Picture: CMN)

     
Vigilante 1400 CL79
The Vigilante 1400 CL79 is a multifunction Offshore Patrol Vessel capable of long term surveillance missions as well as specialized missions such as anti-piracy / drug trafficking, fight against pollution, mine warfare or anti-submarine warfare.

With a length of 79 meters and width of 13.6 meters, the Vigilante 1400 CL79 is capable of reaching 25 knots. Its weapon systems depends on customer requirement but may consist in a 76mm main gun and two 30mm remote weapon stations. The crew consists in 25 sailors with accommodations for 25 extra passengers. The main bridge offers a panoramic 360° visibility. The platform can accommodate 10 tons class helicopters while the hangar can accommodate 5 tons helicopters. Modular mission modules are fitted at the stern depending on specialized mission requirements.

For more details on the above and other new projects by CMN, make sure to check Navy Recognition's Euronaval 2012 online coverage from 22 to 26 October 2012.
 
CMN, the Cherbourg based shipyard clearly shows its ambitions for export and domestic markets. At the 23rd EURONAVAL show to be held from 22 to 26 October 2012 at the Paris-le Bourget exhibition center, CMN will unveil several new ship designs including a unique and innovative concept demonstrating CMN's ability to innovate and push the performance level of its vessels.
 
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