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Naval Group delivers Nuclear Attack Submarine “Suffren”

Naval Group delivered the Suffren nuclear attack submarine (SSN) to the French Armament Procurement Agency (Direction Générale de l'Armement) at the Toulon naval base...

French Navy’s new nuc-submarine test-fires Exocet SM39 and Naval Cruise Missile

The Suffren, the first-in-series of the six nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) in the Barracuda programme, successfully completed the test firing of an...

Royal Australian Navy and French Navy Assets Conduct PASSEX in the...

HMA Ships Choules and Huon and French Navy Ship FS d’Entrecasteaux have conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) and flight training serials in the Pacific Ocean. The...

French Navy sends helicopter carrier to Beirut for humanitarian aid

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Tonnerre (L9014) of the French Navy has departed Toulon on 9th August and en route to Beirut which...

Fincantieri cuts steel of the forward section for Chantiers De L’Atlantiqou

The steel cutting of the first of four forward sections for as many logistic support units LSS (Logistic Support Ship) ordered by...

“No nuclear damage occurred during the submarine fire” France claims

As we reported yesterday fire broke out onboard French nuclear-powered submarine raged for 14 hours at Toulon Naval Base. Generally, fires occur...

Fire occurs onboard French Nuclear-Powered Submarine “Perle”

According to the French LeMonde news portal, a fire has broken out aboard French Navy's Rubis-class nuclear-powered attack submarine "Perle" at Toulon...

French Navy Submarine test fires ballistic missile in the Atlantic

The French Navy's Triomphant class nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Le Téméraire test-fired an M51 submarine-launched ballistic missile in the Atlantic off of Finistère, France in the early...

Russia to hold drills in the Arctic as a response to...

The mutual show of power in the Arctic continues. NATO assets and the Russian Navy had conducted naval drills one after another...

Nexeya to produce six LYNCEA Combat Management Systems for the French...

Nexeya France, a HENSOLDT company, has received an order of 6 LYNCEA Combat Management Systems (CMS) by French shipyard SOCARENAM. This is...

Naval Group begins construction of French Navy’s Next-Gen Replenishment Tanker

The first steel plate of the hull of the first of the four Jacques Chevallier-class replenishment vessels of the French Navy has...

Spokesman of the French Navy: %98 of the infected sailors are...

%98 of the infected sailors from France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier who tested positive for the coronavirus have recovered and been...

The newest SSN of the French Navy sets out for initial...

After completing its static dive tests successfully, the first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) being built by Naval group is set to start...

Eisenhower Strike Group of the U.S. Navy participates exercises with French...

The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and the French Navy conducted a bilateral, interoperability exercise in the North Arabian...

Vestdavit secures four-ship davit contract with French Navy

Boat-handling systems supplier "Vestdavit" has won a tender from Chantiers de l’Atlantique Shipyard to supply davit systems for four new logistic support...

French Navy reports 50 COVID-19 cases aboard Charles De Gaulle

Fifty crew members aboard France's flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the armed forces...

French Carrier Charles De Gaulle to return home due to possible...

France's aircraft carrier will be brought home early from the deployment in the Atlantic after some crew members (more or less 40...

NATO forces conduct drills with French Carrier Strike Group

French carrier strike group and its flagship, the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, trained with the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1)...

French Frigate Courbet Seized 3.5 tons of drugs at the Gulf...

French frigate Courbet seized more than 3.5 tonnes of cannabis resin off the Gulf of Oman On Friday (December 13). FS Courbet...

French Corvette Commandant Birot Visits Batumi of Georgia

French Aviso-Class Corvette Commandant Birot (F796), passed Turkish Straits and entered black sea last week, arrived Batumi port of Georgia on 22nd...

Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 Fully Integrated to Mistral Helo Carrier

According to a press release of Schiebel Group on 20th November, the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announced that Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100...

Third La Confiance-class OPV entered service for French Navy

According to the announcement of French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly 18 October via Twitter, The French Navy (Marine Nationale)...

Steel-cut ceremony held for the first FDI frigate of France

France's giant defence company Naval Group announced that the steel-cutting ceremony of the first defence and intervention frigate (FDI) was held on...

Egyptian and French Navies Conducted Bilateral Drills at Mediterranean

The Egyptian and French naval forces conducted transient navy drills within the Mediterranean's northern fleet zone as part of the Armed Forces...

6th FREMM Class Frigate Ready to Serve French Navy

6th multi-mission frigate (FREMM), Normandie, has been received to the French Navy by The Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) in Brest on...

Launching Ceremony for France’s New Nuclear Submarine Suffren

12nd July 2019 was a day of proud for French defense industry, because the launching ceremony was held for their new nuclear-powered...

ALBATROS will fly for French Navy

French navy is planning to strenghten maritime air surveillance by gathering Dassault Aviation Albatros – a customised Falcon 2000LXS business jet –...

French Navy is Planning to Retire Lynx Helicopters 2 Years Earlier

French Navy made a surprising decision and revised plans about the life-cycle of Lynx helicopters. They are planning to retire them at...

The 6th FREMM frigate’s construction ended.

The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. The celebration...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman...

Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

France launches plan for new aircraft carrier

France will make a decision on the replacement of its flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle at the start of 2020, its armed...

Massive Drugs Busts in Indian Ocean by Combined Task Force 150...

The French frigate FS Floreal struck twice in 24 hours to seize over 7000kg of hashish, valued at $3.5m, from suspicious dhows. This is most...

Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette

According to French La Tribune newspaper, Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette as an alternative to the additional Naval...

French Navy Arrives in Israel for First Joint Exercises in Decades

French Navy Arrives in Israel for First Joint Exercises in Decades The Israel Navy has participated in joint naval exercises with the French Navy for...

French frigate Nivôse has seized 251 kilograms of heroin after boarding...

Within a month of joining Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150), the French frigate, Nivôse, has seized 251 kilograms of heroin in the latest success...

Exercise Chesapeake 2018

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) and French Carrier Air Wing (Groupe Aerien Embarque) departed Norfolk May 7 to begin combined exercise...

The French Navy will reportedly retire the last of its Alouette...

The French Navy will reportedly retire the last of its Alouette III light helicopters after more than 55 years of service and at least...

The French DGA has awarded a contract for technology development in...

The French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval...

U.S., French forces fortify longstanding partnership during Alligator Dagger

The French navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre (L9014), with embarked U.S. Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Naval...

France’s CATG Departs Port for a Bilateral Deployment

France’s amphibious task group (CATG), comprised of the French Navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre and the Horizon-class air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul,...
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