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  • L9014 Tonnerre

    FR French Navy

    2007 to present    


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    MMSI: 228710000
    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: FATO
    Shipyard: DCNS - Brest


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    History of FR L9014 Tonnerre

    2003-aug-26Laid down
    2008-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
    2008-oct-8Port VisitUKTail o the Bank JW08-2 at Tail o the Bank anchorage off Greenock during JW08-2
    2011-aprDeploymentLYLibyan coast Gulf of Sirte Operation Unified Protector off Libya with embarked Helicopter Group, including ALAT Gazelles 3849/GAH and 4136/GBT.
    2017-sep-12Deployment Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations depart to Caribbean with 1 NH90 and 2 Puma (including DBJ) for Hurricane Irma and Jose relief efforts. Returned to Toulon on 24 Oct.
    2019-mar-30NEWS MZMaputo Intl Cyclone Idai Relief Flights in Mozambique
    2019-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches JW19-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 19-2 Participated in JW19-2. Flagship of CJEF in Ex Griffin Strike, part of JW19-2.
    2021-may-11DeploymentARC21 Participated in multi national Exercise Jeanne D’Arc 21, with RAN, JMSDF and US Navy units.



        from Mistral class
    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



        Typical Max
    FR French Army Light Aviation NHI NH90 TTH 160
    FR French Army Light Aviation EC Tiger / Tigre 09
    FR French Navy Schiebel Camcopter S-100 20

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



    FR DCNS - Brest,

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