On March 17, a French Navy Rubis-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) escorting the French Carrier Strike Group (TF 473) during the Foch mission carried out a "linkex" type exercise with an E-2C Hawkeye AEW aircraft from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.
Tag Archives : Rafale M
07 Mar 2020
The Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) participated in cross-deck inter-operability exercises in the Mediterranean Sea March 3.
14 Feb 2020
French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s Rafale M in their latest variant, dubbed F3-R standard, began their operational service flying over Syria from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on January 29, 2020.
06 Mar 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's first monthly report (February 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
15 Feb 2019
The French Ministry of the Armed Forces announced that a French Navy (Marine Nationale) Rafale M fighter fired a METEOR air to air missile for the first time on 13 February 2019.
14 Feb 2019
In the context of the FANAL pre-deployment exercise involving the entire carrier strike group, French Navy (Marine Nationale) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle set a new record: No less than 35 aircraft, including 30 Rafale Marine, were aboard. All aircraft were lined up on the flight deck for a "PHOTEX".
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.