The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier received a number of health safety improvements this summer in order to make it more resilient to the COVID-19 epidemic, French minister of the armed forces said on Sunday. Hundreds of crewmembers tested positive back in April.
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11 May 2020
98% of the sailors aboard French Navy (Marine Nationale) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (and its strike group) are now cured.
16 Apr 2020
Tests carried out at the beginning of the week revealed that 668 French sailors (nearly one third of aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle crew) have tested positive to COVID-19. 31 service members are hospitalized and one is in intensive care. 30% of the test results are still pending.
10 Apr 2020
Following the announcement of a number of suspected Covid-19 cases among aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle's crew, a medical team was sent on board. The tests it carried out confirm fifty positive cases of Covid-19 on board.
08 Apr 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) aircraft carrier and flag ship Charles de Gaulle is heading home early following suspicion of several Covid-19 cases among its crew members.
24 Mar 2020
North Sea, Denmark - French carrier strike group and its flagship, the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, trained with the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) for four days last week.
07 Mar 2020
The Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) participated in cross-deck inter-operability exercises in the Mediterranean Sea March 3.
03 Mar 2020
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) began dual-carrier flight operations with French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) in the Mediterranean Sea March 2.
24 Feb 2020
The Danish government on Feb. 20 received the support of the Foreign Policy Board to deploy the Royal Danish Navy (RDN) HDMS Niels Juel (F363) frigate into the French Carrier Strike Group (Task Force 473).
15 Feb 2020
On the night of February 8, the US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) joined the French Navy (Marine Nationale) Carrier Strike Group, also known as Task Force 473, currently deployed as part of the "Foch" mission.