Turkish spotters, the sportsmen who keep the track of naval vessels coming across the Bosporus, report presence of French frigate Guepratte F714 (Lafayette class) in the Black Sea. The respective tweet appeared on thief account on late Sunday.
Currently, the ship moves northward, along the western coast of the Black Sea. Its full load weight equals 3,200 tons; vessels of this class use the stealth technology and carry anti-ship missiles.
Last time, the Lafayette class ship entered the Black Sea in March this year; it stopped in Constanza, Romania, to participate in the joint military drills.