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Tag Archives : FREMM
28 Sep 2019
In a first, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) demonstrated a cooperative engagement between two of its surface vessels.
05 Sep 2019
Interview with Vice Admiral Jean-Phillipe Rolland, Surface Fleet Commander (ALFAN) of the French Navy (Marine Nationale) about the shift to dual crews for the FREMM frigates.
17 Jul 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) took delivery of the FREMM Frigate Normandie from Naval Group. Normandie is the sixth and final anti-submarine warfare variant FREMM for the French Navy.
27 Jun 2019
Naval Group hosted the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, to celebrate the end of work on the sixth and final ASW variant multi-mission frigates "Normandie". The event was also a celebration for the beginning of the manufacturing of the FREMM frigates with reinforced air defense capabilities (FREMM DA) and of the Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI), the first fully digital warships.
20 May 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Aquitaine-class FREMM Frigate "Bretagne" intercepted a supersonic target on May 12, during exercise Formidable Shield.
19 Apr 2019
Naval Group launched the multi-missions FREMM frigate Alsace on 18 April 2019. It is the first of two air-defence frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne).
16 Apr 2019
The frigate “Antonio Marceglia” was delivered today to the Italian Navy at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). It is the eighth of a series of 10 vessels of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates – commissioned to Fincantieri as part of the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation).
08 Apr 2019
In early March, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) FREMM frigate Auvergne joined the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM frigate Alpino off Catania (Sicily) for an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training.
27 Feb 2019
The French Navy’s sixth FREMM Normandie started builder's trials on February 25, Naval Group announced today. Based on photos posted on the company’s Twitter account, the multirole frigate seems to have set sail from the Naval Group Lorient shipyard.