Following the announcement of the launch of the construction of four third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SNLE 3G in French) on February, Naval Group has signed several design and procurement contracts for the next generation SSBNs of the French Navy.
Tag Archives : Marine Nationale
27 Apr 2021
In a ceremony held remotely by video teleconference due to COVID-19 measures, Captain Yusuf Karagulle (Turkish Navy) handed over the command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) to Commander Gregory Guiran (French Navy) on Friday, 23 April 2021.
22 Apr 2021
After entering the South China Sea, the ships of the JEANNE D’ARC mission (namely the ...
26 Feb 2021
The French Navy's new strategic submarine, SNLE-3G is one of a new breed of Western ballistic missile submarines...
30 Nov 2020
The VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) has successfully achieved fully autonomous takeoff and landing (ATOL) approaches, validating its autonomy to and from a moving platform and advancing the VSR700 programme towards its end goal: offering a tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) with (ATOL) capacities for global navies. The landing zone: a pitching, yawing platform, mounted on a trailer to simulate the conditions of a moving ship deck.
02 Nov 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOM) conducted a test campaign of the DriX...
18 Oct 2020
As part of Naval News' official coverage of Euronaval 2020, renowned submarine expert H I Sutton looks at the new Suffren-class of submarines and explains why it will be a game changer for the French Navy.
01 Sep 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier received a number of health safety improvements this summer in order to make it more resilient to the COVID-19 epidemic, French minister of the armed forces said on Sunday. Hundreds of crewmembers tested positive back in April.
23 Jun 2020
The French Direction Générale de l’Armement - DGA (Armament General Directorate) selected Safran Electronics and Defence to supply Electro Optic (EO) reconnaissance and identification systems to the French Navy (Marine Nationale).