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Supersonic firsts for Canada, France at Formidable Shield

Formidable Shield 2019

The 9-nation live-fire integrated air and missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2019 concluded at the UK ...

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French carrier trains with Australian, Japanese, US ships

French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) met up with ships from the navies of the US, Australia and ...

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FS Charles de Gaulle set for drills with Indian counterpart

French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle and its carrier strike group are set to sail to India where they ...

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France launches seventh FREMM frigate Alsace

The French Navy’s seventh FREMM frigate was floated out Naval Group’s Lorient shipyard on April 18. In ...

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French Navy receives final B2M multi-mission ship

The French defense procurement agency has accepted delivery of the fourth and final d’Entrecasteaux-class ...

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US, French aircraft carriers meet up in the Red Sea

Two groups of ships assembled around aircraft carriers from the navies of the US and France gathered in the Red Sea ...

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US, French, UK navies kick off MCM drill in Persian Gulf

Ships from the navies of the US, the UK and France have kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise Artemis ...

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UK-French FC/ASW program passes "key review"

A joint French and British program to develop a new generation of anti-ship missiles has passed the “key ...

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French Navy's sixth FREMM frigate completes first sea trials

The French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate Normandie returned from her first sea trials in late February, ...

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FS Charles de Gaulle underway for first post-refit tour

French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle got underway from its homeport in Toulon on Tuesday, March 5, to ...

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Airbus-led group lands France's RIFAN 2.1 IP network deal

The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded an Airbus-led group a ...

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Tonnerre, La Fayette begin annual Jeanne d'Arc mission

Mistral-class helicopter carrier BPC Tonnerre and frigate FS La Fayette kicked off the French Navy’s ...

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French Navy's fifth FREMM frigate officially enters service

FS Bretagne, the French Navy’s fifth FREMM frigate, has officially entered service after completing its ...

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Danish frigate joining French aircraft carrier for ops

Royal Danish Navy frigate HDMS Niels Juel got underway from Naval Base Korsør en route to the Mediterranean Sea ...

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French aircraft carrier starts final pre-deployment exercise

Ships form the navies of Spain, Italy, and the US got underway from the French naval base in Toulon on February 3 ...

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France signs €1.7 b deal for FLOTLOG procurement

The French defense procurement agency “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) on January 30 signed a €1.7 billion ...

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CNIM to build 14 amphibious landing craft for French Navy

French contractor CNIM announced it has been selected to deliver fourteen new Standard Amphibious Landing Crafts ...

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Four-nation aircraft carrier drill underway in Persian Gulf

Frigates, destroyers and an aircraft carrier from four nations are currently underway in the Persian Gulf as part ...

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French Navy receives first F3-R upgraded Rafale

The French Navy officially received its first Rafale M fighter jet upgraded to the F3-R standard in a ceremony at ...

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French Navy receives second Camcopter S-100 UAS

The French Navy has taken delivery of its second Camcopter S-100 UAS from Austrian unmanned aerial system (UAS) ...

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Australia, France, US wrap up ASW exercise in Arabian Sea

The navies of Australia, France and the US concluded a four-day ‘Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Readiness and ...

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