Saturday, 4 October 2008
FS Tonnerre visited the Clyde on the Oct 2008,as part of the NATO Joint Warrior Exercise.
Tonnerre the French Navy's new 21,300t amphibious assault, command and power projection ship. The ship has been built by DCN in partnership with Thales and Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The ship has the payload capacity and versatility to carry up to 16 heavy helicopters and one-third of a mechanised regiment, plus two LCAC hovercraft or up to four landing craft.