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  • L9015 Dixmude

    FR French Navy




    2011 to present    



    L9015 Dixmude

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    History of FR L9015 Dixmude

    2009-aprOrdered
    2010Launched
    2010-janLaid down
    2011-decCommissioned
    2014-feb-8AircraftToulon Harbour US Marine MV-22 Osprey lands on french warship for first time
    2016-apr-10NEWS UKRAF Leeming UK-French Griffin Strike Amphibious Exercise
    2017-jun-21NEWS West Mediterranean Camcopter S-100 Qualification Flights on Dixmude
    2018-feb-27Deploymentdeparted Toulon for 5 month Pacific deployment, including 2 Wildcat from 847 NAS (ZZ410 and ZZ389) embarked. Significantly, this included a passage through the South China Sea.
    2018-feb-27NEWS Wildcat Embark on French Ship for Pacific Deployment
    2018-apr-13MYKD Rajawali, Lumut Naval Base in Malaysia during Jeanne d’Arc exercise deployment
    2018-apr-22Port VisitIDTanjung Priok 3 day visit to Jakarta, in company with HMS Albion and FS Surcouf. Departed 25 Apr.
    2018-jul-18NEWS Royal Navy Wildcats Returned from French Mission
    2018-oct-17Aircraftaccident 130 km off Dunkirk, NH90 1332 accident
    2019-jan-22NEWS French Navy Received Another S-100 Drone
    2019-nov-21NEWS Camcopter Operational on French Carrier Dixmude

    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

    Aircraft

       

        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

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    FR DCNS - Brest,



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