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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,...