The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault ship of the French Navy, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class.
She is capable of deploying 16 NH90 or Tigre, or 35 Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopters, four landing barges or two LCAC, and 70 vehicles, including 13-tank Leclerc battalion, with up to 450 soldiers (900 for a short period). She also features import...
The two ships returned from the open Atlantic to the port of Brest, France, and then started preparations for their next operation. Gneisenau went into the dry dock for minor repairs. In early April, 1941, an unexploded bomb, dropped by RAF Bomber Command bombers during near constant air-raids on the ships, forced Gneisenau out of drydock, and she was anchored in the inner harbor. 22 Squadron o...
After having lately celebrated the 500 eme anniversary of its creation, the arsenal extends on 268 ha and 10 km of quays, have 30 km of roads, employ more than 12 000 persons and shelter about thirty buildings of the Force of Naval Action.
Picatinny Arsenal, located in Dover, NJ. Base is pretty much declassified now, but some secret stuff does still go on there. If you scroll north and slightly east, to Snake Hill road, you will see a bunch of helicopters.
Former Stadium of English Premiership team Arsenal. Inaugurated on 6 September 1913 wth a capacity for 38,500 people. (Arsenal are currently constructing a new stadium that will be ready for the 2006/2007 season. This will be the last season of football before Highbury is demolished.)
On the morning of 18th December 1941,six aircraft and crews from 35 Squadron took part in a daylight raid against the German Battleships, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in Brest Harbour along with five aircraft from 10 Squadron and six from 76 Squadron.
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