Firefighters battled the blaze that broke out yesterday aboard a French Navy (Marine Nationale) nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) for a total of 14 hours.
Tag Archives : French Navy
12 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Mistral-class LHD "Tonnerre" has sailed from Toulon to take part in operation Corymbe in the Gulf of Guinea.
12 Jun 2020
The French Ministry of Armed Forces announced that the French Navy (Marine Nationale) Le Triomphant-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) "Le Téméraire" successfully test launched an M51 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in operational conditions on June 12.
09 Jun 2020
French minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, announced that rotary and fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale) will be procured ahead of schedule. The announcement came as part of a wider recovery plan to help the French aerospace industry cope with the current economic crisis.
08 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" is now in Brest to begin phase 2 of its sea trials: This will consist in deep water tests.
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.
02 Jun 2020
French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, visited the French Navy (Marine Nationale) naval base of Brest on May 29. She witnessed the future mine warfare system and presented the advances of the franco-british maritime mine countermeaseure (MMCM) programme.
30 May 2020
Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for May 2020. This month we cover a multi-domain ASuW exercise in Sweden, the new F/A-18 Block III, the construction of France's future replenishment tanker and vessel deliveries in Egypt and Russia.
29 May 2020
French Navy (Marine Nationale) frigate Courbet, left the port of Toulon as flagship to NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) Focused Patrol on 28 May, 2020. The Task Group is composed of FS Courbet and Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM ITS Carabiniere, who participate in this OSG Focused Patrol as part of the multinational force EUROMARFOR.