French Navy (Marine Nationale) frigate "Courbet" is back in the fleet and ready for duty. It is the first La Fayette-class frigate to benefit from a comprehensive upgrade program.
Tag Archives : La Fayette-class
18 Oct 2021
The French Navy's first upgraded La Fayette-class frigate, "Courbet", was handed over to the French defense procurement agency (DGA) on 13 September 2021 following sea trials. Meanwhile, upgrade work on a second frigate, first-in-class ship La Fayette, started on 4 October 2021.
31 Jul 2021
FS Courbet is the first of three French Navy La Fayette-class frigates (known as FLF for Frégate Légère Furtive – Light Stealth Frigate) to receive a mid-life update. The Commanding Officer of the ship and the program director at Naval Group gave Naval News a tour of the ship, focusing on the new upgrades.
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.
23 Oct 2020
In 2017, the DGA awarded the contract to renovate three French Navy La Fayette-class frigates. Renovation work started this with the Courbet on October 5, 2020...
25 May 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) LHD Mistral and frigate Guépratte, have joined Operation ATALANTA. The mission aims at strengthening maritime security and combat pricay in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.
30 Sep 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's eighth monthly report (September 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
05 Sep 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) named the three (out of five) La Fayette-class frigates selected to receive a mid-life update: The three frigates retained for the comprehensive upgrade are: La Fayette, Courbet and Aconit.