The French Ministry of Armed Forces announced today that the acquisition of three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft was approved on November 4, 2020.
Tag Archives : Naval Aviation
19 Nov 2020
The "Albatros" Maritime Surveillance and Intervention Aircraft (AVSIMAR) will be based on the Dassault Aviation Falcon 2000LXS...
30 Oct 2020
An official announcement on the French Navy's new generation aircraft carrier (PANG) program is expected to be made "soon" by French President Emmanuel Macron, probably by year-end.
29 Oct 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) just celebrated 100 years of carrier aviation. On 20 October 1920, Lieutenant Paul Test became the first pilot to land on an aircraft carrier in France.
06 Sep 2020
The U.S. Navy is bringing an aerial refueling capability to its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye command and control fleet, with the first operational squadron certifying its pilots to refuel with Air Force tankers.
06 Jul 2020
In the coming days, French President Macron is expected to give the "go ahead" to the French Navy's new generation aircraft carrier (PANG) program. Here is what we know so far.
24 Apr 2020
The third Atlantique 2 (ATL2) maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) upgraded by Dassault Aviation, Thales and Naval Group was delivered by DGA to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) at the Lann-Bihoué naval air base.
13 Feb 2020
The Navy wants to truncate production of the legacy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in favor of pumping money into accelerating the development of its long-gestating next-generation carrier-based fighter program, the service revealed in its Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.
01 Oct 2019
On 29 September, 2019, LCA Naval Prototype-2 launched off the ski jump at 1621 hours and then subsequently “trapped” at 1631 hrs on the arresting gear site
11 Jan 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) took delivery of its first Dassault Rafale M fighter upgraded to the F-3R standard in December 2018. The two major capabilities introduced with the F3-R standard are the arrival of the Meteor BVRAAM missile (coupled with the Rafale's RBE2 AESA radar) and the new-generation Talios targeting pod.