After 38 years of service, nearly 2,300 replenishments at sea, and more than 1 million nautical miles sailed, the command and replenishment ship - Bâtiment de Commandement et de Ravitaillement (BCR) - 'Var' left active service on July 1, 2021.
Tag Archives : BRF
10 Feb 2021
The keel-laying of the forward section of “Jacques Chevallier”, the first of four logistic support units LSS...
25 Jan 2021
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been awarded a contract by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique for the supply of rudders and steering gear systems for the French Navy's future Jacques Chevallier-class Logistic Support Ships (BRF).
15 Sep 2020
iXblue was selected by Naval Group to provide navigation systems to the four future tankers for the French Navy. Phins navigation systems and Netans navigation data distribution & computation systems will thus equip the future logistics support vessels, as part of the “Logistics Fleet” program (Flotte Logistique (FLOTLOG)) led by the European Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’ARmement (OCCAR)) on behalf of the French Defense Procurement Agency DGA, and its Italian counterpart, NAVARM.
29 Jun 2020
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building for French shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique , the forward sections of the four "BRF" logistic support ships under the Franco-Italian LSS program led by OCCAR.
30 May 2020
Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for May 2020. This month we cover a multi-domain ASuW exercise in Sweden, the new F/A-18 Block III, the construction of France's future replenishment tanker and vessel deliveries in Egypt and Russia.
18 May 2020
The construction of the first of four new replenishment tankers / supply vessels for the French navy (Marine Nationale) started today at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in cooperation with Naval Group. The future vessels will be known as the Jacques Chevallier-class.
16 Apr 2020
Leading boat-handling systems supplier Vestdavit has won a tender from Chantiers de l’Atlantique to supply davit systems for four new logistic support ships for the French Navy known as the BRF (bâtiments ravitailleurs de force or force replenishment vessel).
23 Jan 2020
Safran Electronics & Defense was recently selected to supply the PASEO XLR extra long-range naval optronic identification & fire control system for the French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s future replenishment vessels known as BRF.
06 Mar 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's first monthly report (February 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.