FS Tonnerre Trains Gabonese Forces

July 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – On June 28, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre trained with the Gabonese administrations in charge of maritime surveillance in the Libreville estuary. At the heart of the training, a fast boat interception exercise and a winch by Caiman. While sailing in the Gulf of Guinea on a Corymbe mission, the PHA Tonnerre crew…

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FS Tonnerre Deploying in Support of Civil Health Authorities

March 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre of the French Navy stands ready to leave its port-base of Toulon for Ajaccio, in order to evacuate patients affected by Covid-19 to hospitals in the Provence-Alpes region- French Riviera (PACA). PHA Tonnerre and its 200 sailors are preparing to intervene in the framework of the coronavirus crisis…

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