The French air defence destroyer 'Forbin', which has been deployed in the eastern Mediterranean for more than a month, conducted an exercise with four French Air Force Rafales from a Projected Air Base in the Middle East, on July 12, 2021.
Tag Archives : Horizon-class
30 Jun 2021
French Navy and Royal Netherland Navy successfully conducted a joint sea trial on Naval Cooperative Watch - Veille de Coopération Navale (VCN) in May 2021.
26 May 2021
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) announced that its Horizon type Air Defense Destroyer Forbin intercepted a supersonic target during Exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield 2021.
12 Nov 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) announced that it has deployed a Surface Action Group to the Eastern Mediterranean in order to strengthen its presence in the area.
22 Jul 2020
Today, Naviris, the 50/50 owned joint venture by Fincantieri and Naval Group, has signed a contract with OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon type Air Defense Destroyers (designated frigates in the French and Italian navies).
28 Sep 2019
In a first, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) demonstrated a cooperative engagement between two of its surface vessels.