In “Episode 1 – February 2019” we cover the following topics:
Posted by : Xavier Vavasseur
Xavier is based in Paris, France. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Xavier has been covering naval defense topics for nearly a decade.
Xavier Vavasseur 19 May 2020
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed its final Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer, HMAS Sydney, in its fleet. The commissioning ceremony was conducted at sea, off the coast of New South Wales on Monday, on 18 May 2020.
Xavier Vavasseur 30 Aug 2020
A small audience of dignitaries celebrated the christening of the future USS Savannah (LCS 28) on 29 August at Austal’s advanced ship manufacturing facility. Savannah is the 14th of 19 small surface combatants Austal USA has under contract with the U.S. Navy.
Xavier Vavasseur 07 Oct 2020
The FREMM frigate "Alsace" started her initial sea trials on October 5th, setting sails for the first time under her own power from the Naval Group shipyard in Lorient. "Alsace" is the first of two air-defense frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).