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Foudre  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: 2
Also Known As: Sargento Aldea and TCD
Origin: France
Corporations: DCNS
Parent System: Foudre
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: 2
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Description: The Foudre-class landing platform dock ships have been designed to perform landing of troops and their equipment on unprepared coasts, naval logistics support, and humanitarian missions. They accommodate heavy helicopters and landing craft as well as troops and equipment. The flight deck offers support for the deployment of 4 heavy helicopters simultaneously.

The French Navy ordered 2 Foudre-class landing platform dock ships delivered between 1990 and 1998. These ships were sold to Chile and Brazil in the 2010s.

Foudre Specifications

Crew: 224
Troops: 470
Dimensions
Beam: 23.5 meter (77 foot)
Draft: 5.60 meter (18.4 foot)
Length: 168 meter (551 foot)
Performance
Max Range: 11,000 nautical mile (20,372 kilometer)
Power
Total Combined Power: 20,800 shp (15.5 MW)
Speed
Cruise Speed: 15 knot (7.71 mps)
Top Speed: 20 knot (10.3 mps)
Weight
Full Displacement: 12,000 ton
Standard Displacement: 8,190 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Foudre News

There are 3 news between
21 Jun 2007 and 1 Mar 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013French Navy Orders EOMS NG Surveillance Optronic Systems for BPC and TCD Amphibious Ships
Monday, October 12, 2009DCNS Awarded Contracts to Maintain French Navy's Fighting Ships
Thursday, June 21, 2007HAP Tiger Successfully Conducts Landing Tests on Surface Ships

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Chile1
YearHoldings
20121
France2
YearHoldings
20121

Grand Total 43
Defensive Weapons
Mistral
Sensor Systems
EOMS NG
Support Aircraft
AS 532SC Cougarx4

Foudre Ship Listing


SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
NpqHo Vital de Oliveira-2015-
L9012 Siroco -1998-
LSDH 91 Sargento Aldea-2012-
L9011 Foudre -1990-

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