Extreme Constructions: Thunder Boat

With the appearance of a “James Bond” ship, the Thunder Boat is the second largest ship of the Marine Nationale, after the Charles de Gaulle. The structure is fitted with revolutionary equipment, with a range of high technologies, and is able to operate in a range of situations, as it did in Saint Barthélemy in Cyclone Irma of September 2017.

This ship of the future is a true “Swiss knife”, acting simultaneously as an aircraft base, a commandment post and is equipped as a floating hospital, with the ability to shelter troops, helicopters and vehicles.

We discover it’s many capabilities for the first time through this documentary.

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  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Eclectic
  • Director: Lionel Langlade
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA, ESP
  • Country of production: France


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