Cyprus plans to expand a navy base on the south shores to be able to host French navy vessels, Defense Minister Savvas Angelides said on Wednesday. "The expansion of the base at Mari is linked to the military cooperation agreement with France," Angelides told a press conference.
Tag Archives : French Navy
22 May 2019
Ships from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy commenced drills with French Navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) and its escort ships while sailing through the Gulf of Bengal, May 16.
20 May 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Aquitaine-class FREMM Frigate "Bretagne" intercepted a supersonic target on May 12, during exercise Formidable Shield.
25 Apr 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Floréal-class surveillance frigate Vendémiaire (F734) crossed the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, Reuters revealed yesterday.
17 Apr 2019
Maritime forces from France’s Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group and the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group participated in a naval passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Red Sea, April 15.
16 Apr 2019
The French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, was visiting the Thales site of Limours this week, which specializes in military radars. The first SeaFire radar array for the future FDI frigates of the French Navy (Marine Nationale) was presented to her.
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.
01 Apr 2019
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the procurement of 20 unmanned surface vessels (USV) to fulfill bathymetry missions for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
15 Mar 2019
On 13th March 2019, the French Carrier Strike Group, CTF473 arrived off-shore Syria to support Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, the French Ministry of Armed Forces stated.
14 Mar 2019
The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has selected iXblue's Gaps acoustic positioning system for its Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) positioning and monitoring applications.