R97 Jeanne d'Arc

FR French Navy




1964 to 2010    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: FAMJ


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History of FR R97 Jeanne d'Arc

1960-jul-7Laid down
1961-sep-30Launched
1964-jun-30Commissioned
1978-oct-16Trialswith Lynx 261
1998-nov-13Deployment Operation Tellar despatched to Nicaragua / Guatemala under Operation Cormorant, to assist in Hurricane Mitch relief operations.
2010-jun-7Decommissioned
2010-sep-1Struckat Brest

Specifications

   

    from Jeanne d Arc class
477crew
150troops
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

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
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The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

FR DCNS - Brest,



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