Photographer's Note

LE CHARLES de GAULLE

Le porte-avions Charles-de-Gaulle est le dixime porte-aronefs construit par la France,
mais le premier btiment de surface propulsion nuclaire, il est aujourd'hui le fer
de lance de la Force d'Action Navale. Equip de Rafale, des avions de combat polyvalents,
et des avions de guet Hawkeye, il est mme d'intervenir dans des situations de crise
majeure avec des capacits offensives ingales jusque l.

La construction a commenc le 24 novembre 1987. Il fut mis sur cale le 14 avril 1989,
et mis flot le 19 dcembre 1992. Ses premiers essais ont dbut le 27 janvier 1999.
Il a t admis au service actif le 18 mai 2001. Le Charles de Gaulle est aussi une
"ville flottante" haute de 75 mtres (soit un immeuble de 25 tages)
o peuvent cohabiter 2000 personnes.

The CHARLES de GAULLE

The Charles De Gaulle aircraft carrier is the tenth aircraft carrier
built by France, but the first building of surface to nuclear
propulsion, it is today the spearhead of the Force of Naval Action.
Equipped with Rafale, the general-purpose fighters, and the planes
of guet Hawkeye, it is capable to intervene in major crises with
unequalled offensive capacities until there. Construction began on
November 24, 1987. It was put on hold on 14 April 1989, and was put
at flood on December 19, 1992. Its first tests began on January 27, 1999.
It was allowed with the active service on May 18, 2001. The Charles de Gaulle
is also "floating city" high a 75 meters (either a building of 25 floors)
where 2000 people can cohabit.


Photo taken at TOULON.

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  • Copyright: Jean Louis Venne (venne) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 117 W: 49 N: 196] (2759)
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