The French Air Force deployed an MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for maritime surveillance tasks as part of the European operation Irini - whose mission is to enforce the arms embargo on Libya - on June 5, 2021.
Tag Archives : France
24 May 2021
Interview with the Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Admiral Pierre Vandier, about the role of the Marine Nationale in the Indo-Pacific.
28 Apr 2021
From April 25 to 27, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) and Indian Navy conducted “Varuna 2021” joint naval exercise in the western Arabian Sea...
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.
25 Mar 2021
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Cassard-class frigate Jean Bart will set sail for one final mission in April: Demonstrate its capabilities to the Hellenic Navy, who may acquire it as part of a "global French offer".
18 Mar 2021
France is moving forward with a new active-passive Sonobuoy system. The SonoFlash, developed by Thales, could be the game-changer...
26 Feb 2021
The French Navy's new strategic submarine, SNLE-3G is one of a new breed of Western ballistic missile submarines...
28 Jan 2021
France and Italy take note of the fact that the current economic context does not allow...
25 Jan 2021
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been awarded a contract by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique for the supply of rudders and steering gear systems for the French Navy's future Jacques Chevallier-class Logistic Support Ships (BRF).