Jacques Chevallier

In the wake of her first sail at sea executed on the 20th of December 2022, the Logistic Support Ship (LSS) «Jacques Chevallier» (A725) has successfully performed its first Sea Trial sequence from the 25th until the 28th of January 2023.

Jacques Chevallier (A725)
«Jacques Chevallier» (A725) Logistic Support Ship (LSS) Sea Trials Kick-Off

It has allowed carrying several Platform’s trials with a dedicated focus on navigation. This sequence is the first step to the Qualification and then the acceptance of the First of Class which will occur in several months.

Jacques Chevallier was a naval Engineer. He was a pioneer in the nuclear propulsion field for French submarines and assumed the role of «Délégué Général pour l’Armement» (DGA) from 1986 until 1989.


LSS Technical Information

Overall Length 165 m/541.3 feet
Width 24 m/78.7 feet
Displacement 27.200 tonnes
Maximum Speed 19.8 knots/22.8 mph/36.7 km/h
Crew 167 people
Accommodation up to 235people
Range 7000 NM/8,055 miles/12,964 km