The l'Armée de l'Air ordered 208 production aircraft, powered by two 900 hp Gnome-Rhone 14 Kirs or 14 Kjrs engines, and fitted with wheel spats and a modified nose. The aircraft were built by six companies: Bloch (4), Breguet (19), Hanriot (45), Loire (19), Potez (111), and Sud-Ouest (10).
The type still equipped seven bomber Groupes (four in France and three in overseas territories) on the outbreak WW II in September 1939, during the Winter of 1939 to 1940, the type was relegated to training role, while the French Vichy AF retained it in Syria until mid-1941.
The type was also license built in Czechoslovakia by Aero and Avia (124), bringing the total produced to 333. During the war the Czech and French built aircraft were used by the Luftwaffe and the air forces of Bulgaria, Croatia, and Rumania.
The armament consisted of one 0.3 in (7.5 mm) MAC 34 machine-gun each in nose and dorsal turret and in ventral gondola, and a maximum bomb load of 2,646 lb (1,200 kg) could be carried.
Span: 73 ft 8 in (22.45 m)
Length: 52 ft 6 in (16.00 m)
Height: 12 ft 10.3 in (3.92 m)
Wing area: 721.18 sq.ft (67.0 sq.m)
Weight empty: 9,480 lb (4,300 kg)
Loaded weight: 16,490 lb (7,480 kg)
Max speed at sea level: 149 mph (240 kmh)
Max speed at 14,108 ft (4,300 m): 176 mph (283 kmh)
Ceiling: 26,247 ft (8,000 m)
Climb: to 19,685 ft (6,000 m) 23 min 6 sec
Range: 621 mls (1,000 km)."