FS Courbet is the first of three French Navy La Fayette-class frigates (known as FLF for Frégate Légère Furtive – Light Stealth Frigate) to receive a mid-life update. The Commanding Officer of the ship and the program director at Naval Group gave Naval News a tour of the ship, focusing on the new upgrades.
Tag Archives : Chantiers de l’Atlantique
10 Feb 2021
The keel-laying of the forward section of “Jacques Chevallier”, the first of four logistic support units LSS...
28 Jan 2021
France and Italy take note of the fact that the current economic context does not allow...
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).
29 Oct 2019
Fincantieri has been awarded an order from Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) for the construction of the forward sections of four vessels based on the Italian “Vulcano” design.
07 Feb 2019
As the Belgian-Dutch MCM tender is heating up, the Sea Naval Solutions (SNS) consortium (Thales-Engine Deck Repair-Chantier de l’Atlantique-Socarenam) invited Naval News in Antwerp to detail its proposal and to outline the capabilities of EDR shipyard.
01 Feb 2019
Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group were notified yesterday of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS). Previously known as FLOTLOG (for Flotte Logistique), the BRF (bâtiments ravitailleurs de force or force replenishment vessel) contract is valued at 1.7 Billion Euros. The design of the French BRF is based on the Italian LSS (Vulcano-class)