France announced Wednesday July 1st that it is suspending its involvement in NATO operation Sea Guardian following tensions with Turkey.
Tag Archives : French Navy
29 Jun 2020
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building for French shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique , the forward sections of the four "BRF" logistic support ships under the Franco-Italian LSS program led by OCCAR.
27 Jun 2020
The Intuitive Pointing Device (IPD) successfully completed sea trials after spending 4 days underway in French Guiana. The trials were conducted by the French Navy's Naval Programs Centre of Expertise (CEPN), together with La Confiance’s crew, SOCARENAM & SEAOWL TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS. The goal was to analyze the operational contribution of the IPD to the NEXTER NARWHAL 20B weapon system use.
25 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Natioanle)'s ageing fleet of A69 type PHM and PSP patrol vessels will be replaced from 2025 by ten new offshore patrol vessels (OPV).
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.
23 Jun 2020
The French Direction Générale de l’Armement - DGA (Armament General Directorate) selected Safran Electronics and Defence to supply Electro Optic (EO) reconnaissance and identification systems to the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
18 Jun 2020
A French Navy (Marine Nationale) Atlantique 2 (ATL2) "Standard 6" maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) test fired a "live" AM39 Exocet air-launched anti-ship missile as part of its qualification trials.
17 Jun 2020
The Danish Navy (Søværnet) will deploy a Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate to the Hormuz Strait to join the French-led operation Agenor.
15 Jun 2020
On June 12, at 10:35 am, a fire broke out in the fore zone of the French Navy Rubis-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) ‘Perle’.