L9013 Mistral

FR French Navy




2006 to present    


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Call Sign: FAMI


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History of FR L9013 Mistral

2001-janOrdered
2003-jul-10Laid down
2004-oct-6Launched
2006-dec-18Commissioned
2011-may-18Deployment IMDEX Asia 2011 Present for IMDEX Asia 2011 exhibition
2017-febDeploymentHosted 845 NAS A Flt Merlins for 5 month assignment from mid Feb 2017 to 24 Jul. Significantly, this included a passage through the South China Sea.
2017-apr-05NEWS EGSuez Canal Royal Navy Merlin Deployed Aboard French Mistral
2017-apr-15Port VisitVNHo Chi Minh City visited Ho Chi Minh City for a week, in company with FS Courbet, as part of the 2017 Vietnam-France defence cooperation plan. Embarked contingent of UK RN and RM personnel present, in addition to 2x 845 NAS Merlin HC.3
2017-may-27Port VisitAUHMAS Coonawarra weekend visit to Darwin, in company with FS Courbet.

Specifications

   

    from Mistral class
160crew
450troops
16500light (tn)
21300full load (tn)
199length (m)
32beam (m)
6.30draught (m)
12675range (nm)
18max speed (knots)
20400power (shp)
4Naval Engine diesel
2Naval Engine electric motors
2Missile Launcher Simbad twin launcher
2Naval Gun single 30 mm

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