The FREMM frigate "Alsace" is set to begin its initial sea trials in early October, Naval News learned from Naval Group, the shipbuilder. It is the first of two air-defence frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
Tag Archives : FREMM
24 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) FREMM Frigates FS Auvergne and FS Bretagne won the US Navy's "Hook'em" award. This is the second time U.S. 6th Fleet has provided the award to French ships for their ability to find and track submarines.
04 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) multi-mission frigate (FREMM) "Normandie" entered "active duty" (admission au service actif in French) on June 3, 2020. It is the sixth and final Aquitaine-class frigate in anti-submarine warfare (ASW) variant.
29 May 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) FREMM frigate FS "Languedoc" has begun its deployment under EMASOH (European-led Maritime Awareness in the Strait of Hormuz) command since May 19.
14 May 2020
After transiting the Suez Canal during the night of 10 to 11 May, the FREMM multi-mission frigate (Aquitaine-class) "Languedoc" has just returned to the Indian Ocean to relieve the air defence frigate "Forbin" in the AGENOR operation to protect European interests in the Strait of Hormuz.
30 Apr 2020
Fincantieri's Marinette Marine Corporation was awarded a $795 mil US Navy contract for detail design & construction of the first ship at its Marinette shipyard in Wisconsin. Options for up to 10 ships could make the contract worth up to $5.6 billion. Fincantieri was competing with a frigate design based on the Italian Navy's FREMM frigate.
29 Apr 2020
The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) dispatched for the first time one of its FREMM Frigates to patrol the Gulf of Guinea while the French Navy (Marine Nationale) suspended its maritime security mission off West Africa.
07 Apr 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) started tests of the Link 22 (L22) secure digital radio data link. The tests were recently conducted in the North Atlantic by FREMM Frigate "Normandie" with the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Netherlands Navy.
09 Mar 2020
OCCAR announced that the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM frigate ITS Martinengo successfully conducted the fourth ASTER 30 missile firing of the FREMM Programme on March 4, 2020.