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 : DGA
23 Jul 2021
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA), French Company CILAS and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) are set to test the HELMA-P laser weapon system from a vessel at sea in 2022.
06 Jul 2021
From May 18 to May 20, the French armament procurement agency (Direction Générale de l'Armement - DGA) and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) conducted a test and experimentation campaign for automatic opening jump from an NH90 NFH (Nato Frigate Helicopter).
30 Jun 2021
French Navy and Royal Netherland Navy successfully conducted a joint sea trial on Naval Cooperative Watch - Veille de Coopération Navale (VCN) in May 2021.
08 Jun 2021
The 5th ATL2 upgraded by Dassault Aviation, Thales and Naval Group was delivered by DGA to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) at the Lann-Bihoué naval air base on May 21.
28 Apr 2021
The French ministry of armed forces announced that the procurement agency DGA this morning successfully tested an M51 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM).
30 Mar 2021
Following the signature by the French Defence procurement agency (DGA) and its Japanese counterpart, the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), of a Defence cooperation agreement, Thales and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) are joining forces to develop a Dual Frequency sonar demonstrator to be evaluated at sea both in Japanese and French waters.
18 Dec 2020
On December 9 2020, the French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) along with MBDA and Dassault successfully carried out the first test launch of the updated ASMPA...
02 Nov 2020
The future French-German MPA program will be launched in the coming weeks. The first phase of the studies will focus on the mission system...