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  • FR Jeanne d Arc class

    Helicopter Carrier


    Helicopter Carrier Jeanne d Arc class

    Used as training ship in peace time carrying 150 cadet officers


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    10000light (tn)
    12365full load (tn)
    182length (m)
    24beam (m)
    7.50draught (m)
    6000range (nm)
    26max speed (knots)
    40000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    6Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
    2Naval Gun Creusot-Loire 100 mm
    3Naval Radar fire direction radar DRBC 32
    1Naval Radar height finding radar DRBI 10
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar DRBV50


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        Typical Max
    FR French Navy SA SE3210 Super Frelon 48
    FR French Navy Westland Lynx 48

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    FR DCNS - Brest - 1

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    FRFrench NavyR97Jeanne d'ArcFAMJ19642010

    1 units


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    1960-jul-7Laid downFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc
    1961-sep-30LaunchedFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc
    1964-jun-30CommissionedFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc
    1978-oct-16TrialsFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc with Lynx 261
    1998-nov-13DeploymentFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc Operation Tellar despatched to Nicaragua / Guatemala under Operation Cormorant, to assist in Hurricane Mitch relief operations.
    1999-mar-19Port VisitFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc visited Istanbul, with Loire and Dugay-Trouin until 22 Mar.
    2010-jun-7DecommissionedFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc
    2010-sep-1StruckFR R97 Jeanne d'Arc at Brest

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