Description:Listing Ship 472
Joint France-Italy air defence destroyer program. Though 4 units were planned for French Marine Nationale, only 2 were built, the 2 others being abandonned in favour of FREMM-FREDA design. Planned for air defence of French carrier strike group, it can also escort landing vessels of the Mistral class. This new generation of air defense destroyers saw combat action off Lybia in March-October 2011.