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Chaland de débarquement d'infanterie et de chars
CDIC Rapière
The CDIC Rapière landing near Toulon on 24th of September 2003.
Class overview
Name: Chaland de débarquement d'infanterie et de chars
Operators:  French Navy
Active: Rapière,[1] Hallebarde.[2][3]
General characteristics
Type: Landing ship tank

369 tonnes[4]

751 t (fully loaded)
Length: 59.40 metres[4]
Beam: 11.90 metres[4]

Bow: 1.10 metre[4]

Aft: 1.77 metre

2 SACM-Wärtsilä UD30V12M1 diesels[4]
1200 hp (880 kW)
2 propellers

Electric power: 156 kW
Speed: 10.5 knots (19 km/h)[4]
Range: 2,880 nautical miles (5,330 km) at 8 knots (15 km/h)[4]
Complement: 18[4]
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 Furuno navigation radar[4]

2 20 mm modèle F2 guns[4]

2 12.7mm machine guns

The Chalands de débarquement d'infanterie et de chars are two landing crafts that operate in the French Navy. They are designed to operate from mother ships such as BPCs (Mistral type) or TCDs (Foudre type), or for coastal support.

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