French Navy – Amphibious Warfare Ships

Amphibious Warfare Ships

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Foudre Class Landing Platform Dock LOA 551′ / 167.9 m TDISP 12,000 tons  (2 retired, service 1990-2015) both units transferred, to Chile and Brazil.

FS Siroco L-9012, Nov. 2007 during Operation Baliste.Credit: Marine nationale/Jean Payre, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Foudre class LPD Toulon 2010 Foudre class LPD Dakar Senegal 2011

Ouragan Class Landing Platform Dock LOA 489′ / 149 m TDISP 8,500 tons (2 retired, service 1965-2007, both scrapped in Belgium 2016-2017)

Both Ouragan class LPDs, laid up in Toulon Harbor, July 1998 Credit: Guillaume Rueda via wikipedia.

Ouragan class LPD Ghent 2018Ouragan class LPDs Toulon 2010

FS Bougainville L-9077 (1988-ca.2010) LOA 372′ / 113.5 m TDISP 5,200 tons

FS Bougainville L-9077 at Toulon, Dec. 2006. Credit: David Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0 <;, via Wikimedia Commons

FS Bougainville L-9077 Ghent scrap 2018FS Bougainville L-9077 Toulon 2015

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