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Posted: 6 months ago

France: 2,000 sailors evacuated from aircraft carrier after dozens test positive for coronavirus

Several dozen coronavirus cases have been confirmed on the French Navy’s nuclear-powered aircr...

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Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

France takes command of Combined Task Force 150

On March 19, 2020, Royal Australian Navy handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to...

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Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

France to decide where to dismantle Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier

France will have to choose the dismantling location for its former Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier...

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Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

France orders eight diving support fast boats for navy

France’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered eight diving support fast boats for the ...

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Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

French Navy receives first ATL2 maritime patrol planes upgraded to standard 6

The French naval air station Lann-Bihoué received the first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgrad...

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Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Fincantieri contracted for FLOTLOG forward sections deliveries

French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) has subcontracted Italian counterpart Fincantieri...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

France cuts steel for first FTI frigate

French shipbuilder Naval Group has hosted a steel-cutting ceremony for the French Navy’s first...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

UK, France conclude Joint Expeditionary Force drill Griffin Strike

Armed forces personnel from the UK and France have concluded two weeks of training as part of the Gr...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

French, UK frigates seize drugs in Arabian Sea

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and French Cassard-class frigate FS Jean Bart made a...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

France pinpoints three La Fayette frigates for mid-life upgrades

The French defense ministry has pinpointed three Marine Nationale La Fayette-class frigates (FLF) th...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Egyptian, French Navies train in the Med

French and Egyptian Navy ships rendezvoused in the Mediterranean Sea for a series of exercises aimed...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

French attack submarine Suffren enters water

The lead boat of a new class of French Navy nuclear-powered attack submarines is now in the water af...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

French submarine La Minerve found 50 years after disappearance

A French Navy submarine that disappeared over 50 years ago in the Mediterranean Sea has just been di...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

French Navy receives sixth FREMM frigate Normandie

French shipbuilder Naval Group delivered the sixth FREMM frigate, future FS Normandie, to the Marine...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

France launches first of new class of nuclear-powered attack submarines

Suffren boats will be more silent, durable, and deadly than their predecessors. ...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

French submarine Saphir arrives in Cherbourg before retiring

On July 3, the French Navy’s nuclear attack submarine Saphir (S602) reached the Cherbourg port...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

France celebrates end of construction of 6th FREMM frigate

The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FR...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

US Navy LHD Boxer, French carrier Charles de Gaulle train in Andaman Sea

US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) met up with the task group assembled around French...

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Posted: about 1 year ago