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Lanveoc, Bretagne, 29 Finistère

1930 to present

48 16 57 secs N - 4 26 37 secs W
1nm W of Lanv�oc
Elevation: 287 feet

Major civil works began on the base in 1930 to support the defence of the main naval base at Brest, which itself was strategically placed for the Western Approaches and the North Atlantic.  During WWII the base was occupied and in the run up to the Normandy landings was extensively damaged both by Allied action and local sabotage. In 1944, it was decided to rebuild as a main Marine Nationale air base and is today a major rotary wing shore base in support of units of the Atlantic Fleet.

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2011/nowFlottille 33FNH90 NFH 2011/now
1979/98Flottille 35Fsa365 dauphin 2 1994/98
as365 dauphin 2 1993/95
alouette ii 1991/97
alouette iii 1979/98
Lynx 1979/90
sa360 dauphin 1978/83
1975/nowFlottille 34FLynx 1979/now
alouette iii 1974/80
1964/nowFlottille 32FEC225LP 2010/now
sa365 dauphin 2 1997/01
se3210 super frelon 1970/10
HSS-1 Seabat 1958/70
1964/nowEscadrille 22Salouette ii 1964/91
alouette iii 1964/now
News about this location :

14th NH90 Caiman Delivered to French Navy, 21-Aug-15 : Fourteen and last Step B NH90 NFH Caiman was delivered to the French Navy and assigned to the 33F Squadron

Events Login to Edit

2003-may-09 SA319B Alouette III997
2006-may Aéronautique NavaleSA321G Super Frelon162
2010-apr-27 Aéronautique NavaleEC225LP2752
2010-apr-30 Last flightAéronautique NavaleSA321G Super Frelon165
2010-jul-17 Aéronautique NavaleEC225LP2752
2012-jun-02 Aéronautique NavaleNH90 NFH4
2012-jun-02 Aéronautique NavaleSA321G Super Frelon134
2013-aug-13 Aéronautique NavaleSA321G Super Frelon162
2014-may-02 Aéronautique NavaleSA319B Alouette III314

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