The MN Jeanne d'Arc (R93) is an aircraft carrier in service in the Marine Nationale from 2011 onwards.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Type: Nuclear powered Aircraft Carrier
  • Laid Down: March 28, 2007
  • Launched: October 20, 2009
  • Commissioned: February 11, 2011
  • Service Period: 2011-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 930 feet (283.46 meters)
    • Beam: 240 feet (73.15 meters)
    • Draft: 38 feet (11.58 meters)
    • Displacement: 75,000 tonnes (73,816 long tons, 82,675 short tons)
  • Crew: 2,150 (1,200 ship crew and 950 air crew)
  • Propulsion: 2 x K-18 nuclear reactors, turbo-electric drive, 4 x shafts
  • Range: Unlimited
  • Speed: 31.5 knots (58.34 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Héracles air search and target acquisition RDF
  • Countermeasures:
    • ARBR 21 Detector
    • ARBB 33 Countermeasures suite
    • ARBG2 MAIGRET Interceptor
    • 4 × Sagaie decoys launcher
    • SLAT (Système de lutte anti-torpille) torpedo countermeasures
  • Armament:
    • 1 x 16-cell Sylver A50 VLS (fires Aster 15, Aster 30, and VL-Mica AAMs)
    • 2 × 6-cell Sadral launchers carrying Mistral short range missiles
    • 2 x 20 mm modèle F2 guns
  • Aircraft Carried: 72 fixed wing aircraft and helicopters
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