The hull of the first FDI frigate, Amiral Ronarc'h (D660), was taken out of the dry dock on 9 November 2022. The PSIM (Panoramic Sensor & Intelligence Module) was fitted on the frigate the next day.
Tag Archives : FDI
07 Nov 2022
French shipbuilder Naval Group today floated the first defense and intervention frigate (FDI), "Amiral Ronarc'h", for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
19 Oct 2022
French shipbuilder Naval Group is currently experimenting the use of a "robot dog" during the construction of FDI frigates...
25 Mar 2022
Thales welcomes Greece's decision to acquire the Belh@rra® export variant of Naval Group's FDI defence and intervention frigate for the Hellenic Armed Forces
24 Mar 2022
On March 24, 2022, Greece and Naval Group signed the contracts for three FDI HN frigates, plus one optional, and their in-service support.
13 Feb 2022
The Hellenic Parliament released the details of Greece's contract with Naval Group for the Hellenic Navy's future FDI (Frégate de défense et d'intervention) frigates on February 9.
19 Dec 2021
Naval Group laid the keel of the first FDI frigate (frégate de défense et d'intervention) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale). Naval News was on-site at the shipyard in Lorient to cover this important event.
16 Dec 2021
Naval Group today laid the keel of the first FDI (defence and intervention frigate) ordered by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) and destined to the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
21 Oct 2021
Thales digital radar, Sea Fire, qualified and ready for integration on France’s future FDI frigates combat system.