The French Navy Atlantique 2 "Standard 6" maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) reached initial operational capacity on 18 December 2020.
Tag Archives : France
01 Dec 2020
The Chief of Staff of the French Navy met with his Japanese counterpart while submarine "Emeraude" made a rare port of call in Guam....
22 Nov 2020
With a new American administration coming in January and the United Kingdom departing the European Union, France could be America’s new “bridge partner”...
02 Nov 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOM) conducted a test campaign of the DriX...
30 Oct 2020
An official announcement on the French Navy's new generation aircraft carrier (PANG) program is expected to be made "soon" by French President Emmanuel Macron, probably by year-end.
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.
02 Sep 2020
Lighting is said to be the cause of the fire that broke out aboard French Navy Rubis-Class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) ‘Perle’ in June, according to the new French Navy's Chief of Staff, Admiral Pierre Vandier. A decision on the fate of the SSN will be made in October, pending the results of the ongoing investigation.
01 Sep 2020
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.
28 Aug 2020
Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy on Wednesday started combined and joint naval-air drills in the Eastern Mediterranean. The exercise, named Eunomia, contributes to the common security in the region and to defend the freedom of navigation, according to the French military.