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  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS has completed the first sea outing of the FREMM Languedoc on the Lorient site, the third of the series of vessels ordered by OCCAR on behalf of the DGA (French Defense Procurement Agency) and the French Navy. During this first sea outing, the main objective was to test the performance of the vessel’s propulsion and navigation system. The […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    FS Languedoc, French Navy’s newest FREMM frigate delivered to the navy in March 2016, left the Toulon Naval Base on August 12 to begin her long-term deployment. With some 140 sailors on board and an embarked NH90 NFH (NATO frigate helicopter), also referred to as Caïman by the French, the FS Languedoc will spend the next several […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French naval defence company DCNS on March 16 delivered the FREMM frigate Languedoc to the French Navy. Languedoc is the fifth FREMM frigate to be built by DCNS and the third intended for the French Navy. The ship was officially accepted by OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), an international organisation for the through-life management of cooperative defence […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS has completed the construction of the third French multi-mission frigate, Languedoc. The frigate is to begin its trials next month. The delivery of the vessel will take place next year and the FREMM will be the first of its type to join Toulon on the Mediterranean coast. Another FREMM, Auvergne will join Languedoc in 2017. […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Training & Education

    Chartered by the French Navy for the Maritime Prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea, the response, assistance and salvage tug will ensure safety on this maritime zone. The Abeille Languedoc, a response, assistance and salvage tug operated by Les Abeilles, a BOURBON affiliate, has just arrived in Boulogne-sur-Mer (north of France). Chartered by […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 12 July 2014, DCNS floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc in Lorient, France.   The achievement of this industrial milestone marks an important step in the construction of the vessel. It once again underlines the industrial dynamism of DCNS: five multi-mission frigates are under simultaneous construction, at different stages of advancement. Today, on its […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

    FREMM frigate Aquitaine berthed at DCNS’s Lorient shipyard on Friday 25 November after three weeks of successful sea trials, during which DCNS teams pursued integration and testing of the combat system under the supervision of the French defence procurement agency (DGA). The ship is to be delivered to the French Navy in the third quarter […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Czech squadron of Gripen fighter jets have reached the second week of their air-maritime integration and carried out joint missions with Danish, French and Icelandic vessels off Iceland. Currently in charge of providing air interception capabilities for Iceland under NATO, the Czech JAS-39 Gripen fighter detachment, trained with the Danish patrol boat Thetis, French frigate Languedoc and Icelandic Coast […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s sixth FREMM, multi-mission, frigate Luigi Rizzo F595 left Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, to start sea trials May 17. The sixth of overall ten ships is scheduled for delivery in early 2017. Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building the vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate Normandie returned from her first sea trials in late February, achieving the milestone a year after being launched at Naval Group’s Lorient shipyard. The anti-submarine warfare configured frigate tested propulsion and navigation system during the first underway and came a step closer to the scheduled summer 2019 delivery to […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has delivered the fifth FREMM multi-mission frigate, FS Bretagne, to the French Navy. Bretagne was handed over to the French Government Defense procurement and technology agency (DGA) on July 18, nine months after it concluded its first trials. The anti-submarine warfare configured frigate started construction in October 2013, launched in September […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on February 1 launched the French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate ‘Normandie’. The shipbuilder floated out its overall eight FREMM vessel 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building dock on the Lorient site. This launch brought the company a step closer to the milestone of delivering six anti-submarine […]

  • 14 April 2018

    US, French and UK forces launched strikes on Syrian chemical facilities in the morning hours of April 14 in response to chemical attacks used by the Syrian government early April. US guided missile destroyer USS Higgins and USS Laboon, guided missile cruiser USS Monterey and Virginia-class submarine USS John Warner (SSN-785) were joined by French FREMM […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. As explained, the celebration marked not only the end of work on the six FREMM frigates but also the beginning of the manufacturing of the FREMM frigates with reinforced air defense capabilities and of […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    On 18 October 2012, DCNS celebrated the launch of FREMM multimission frigate Normandie in the presence of Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Defence, and Pierre Moscovici, Minister for the Economy and Finance. This latest success is a further demonstration of DCNS’s industrial vigour and vitality, with six multimission frigates currently under construction. Patrick Boissier, […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    On 18 September 2013, FREMM frigate Provence was floated out of its building dock at the Lorient shipyard. With five FREMM multimission frigates at different stages of assembly and construction, this float-out (or pre-outfitting launch) – always a major milestone – highlights the Group’s expertise in concurrent shipbuilding. Operations began in the morning with the […]