On 5 October 2021, the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) awarded Naval Group the contract for the preliminary and detailed design of the Ocean Patrol Vessel program.
Tag Archives : Marine Nationale
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.
23 Jul 2021
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA), French Company CILAS and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) are set to test the HELMA-P laser weapon system from a vessel at sea in 2022.
21 Jul 2021
The remote assistance service deployed by Naval Group and MBDA for the French Navy achieves several objectives: provide prompt diagnostics and a repair solution to naval systems users in all locations and in all circumstances.
19 Jul 2021
Naval Group and the Fleet Support Service sign a new contract for the operational maintenance of the French Navy’s nuclear attack submarines.
19 Jul 2021
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.
08 Jul 2021
HENSOLDT UK will supply Kelvin Hughes Mk11 SharpEye surface search radars with combined HENSOLDT MSSR 2000 IFF systems to the French Navy “Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer” or POM program being built by Socarenam Shipyard in France. The POM program provides six offshore patrol vessels for the French overseas territories.
06 Jul 2021
From May 18 to May 20, the French armament procurement agency (Direction Générale de l'Armement - DGA) and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) conducted a test and experimentation campaign for automatic opening jump from an NH90 NFH (Nato Frigate Helicopter).