French shipbuilder Socarenam launched the first ship in a new class of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the French Navy. The "Auguste Benebig" was launched at the Socarenam shipyard in Saint Malo (Brittany) on 15 October 2021 as part of the POM (Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer) program.
Tag Archives : POM
29 Sep 2021
On July 21, 2021, Naval News visited Socarenam Shipyard in Saint Malo (Brittany, France) to see the progress being made on the future French Navy OPV program known as "POM" (Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer).
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.
30 Oct 2020
Leading marine-davit manufacturer Vestdavit has secured a contract with shipbuilder Socarenam to supply fast rescue boat davit systems for six patrouilleurs d’outre-mer (POM) vessels for the French Navy.
09 Oct 2020
French Shipyard SOCARENAM started construction of the French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first of six new offshore patrol vessels known as “POM” (Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer). French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, attended the steel cutting ceremony at the shipyard in Saint Malo, Brittany.
08 May 2020
French shipyard Socarenam selected NEXEYA to supply the combat management system (CMS) for the future POM patrol vessels of the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
03 Dec 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron announced today a procurement order of 6 new patrol vessels to be based overseas, a program known as POM in French (for patrouilleurs outre-mer).