The FREMM frigate "Alsace" is set to begin its initial sea trials in early October, Naval News learned from Naval Group, the shipbuilder. It is the first of two air-defence frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
Tag Archives : Naval Group
07 Sep 2020
iXblue delivered last week to Naval Group, in the presence of Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, the cybersecure navigation system for the first Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI) for the French Navy under the project management of the French General Directorate of Armament (DGA).
14 Aug 2020
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil)'s first Scorpène-class submarine, the Riachuelo (S40), successfully performed its first independent surface and propulsion tests.
30 Jul 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" is now in Toulon, its home port, to begin phase 3 of its sea trials: This will consist in the test of the weapons systems.
22 Jul 2020
Today, Naviris, the 50/50 owned joint venture by Fincantieri and Naval Group, has signed a contract with OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon type Air Defense Destroyers (designated frigates in the French and Italian navies).
19 Jul 2020
Naval Group and ASC have partnered to launch their inaugural graduate program, aimed at identifying and training the aspiring engineering professionals of tomorrow.
08 Jul 2020
ECA Group awarded UMS SKELDAR a procurement contract to supply the UAV SKELDAR V-200 as part of the naval mine countermeasures capability replacement, a programme led by Belgium Naval & Robotics – a consortium including Naval Group and ECA Group – which will supply twelve mine hunters equipped with drone systems (Toolbox) to the Belgian and Royal Netherlands navies.
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.
02 Jul 2020
iXblue has been selected by Naval Group to supply navigation systems for two Gowind corvettes intended for the international market. These two future combat corvettes will be fitted with Marins navigation systems and Netans data distribution & processing units.