The French Navy’s VBSS (Visit, Board, Seach and Seizure) teams will soon be able to improve their skills ashore with a new training module the French Armed Forces Ministry plans to build next year at the Toulon naval base (south of France), according to an RFP issued on Tuesday.
Tag Archives : Marine Nationale
05 Nov 2019
A temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group has been awarded a contract for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS). As part of the deal, MAN Energy Solutions will supply the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard with a total of 16 engines in connection with the building of the four refuelling tankers for the French Navy.
02 Oct 2019
The French Navy recently launched a tender calling for construction work at the Lanvéoc-Poulmic naval air base (BAN) prior to delivery of an interim fleet of Airbus Helicopter H160-type light multirole helicopters.
17 Jul 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) took delivery of the FREMM Frigate Normandie from Naval Group. Normandie is the sixth and final anti-submarine warfare variant FREMM for the French Navy.
23 May 2019
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.
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.
25 Apr 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Floréal-class surveillance frigate Vendémiaire (F734) crossed the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, Reuters revealed yesterday.
19 Apr 2019
Naval Group launched the multi-missions FREMM frigate Alsace on 18 April 2019. It is the first of two air-defence frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne).
27 Feb 2019
The French Navy’s sixth FREMM Normandie started builder's trials on February 25, Naval Group announced today. Based on photos posted on the company’s Twitter account, the multirole frigate seems to have set sail from the Naval Group Lorient shipyard.