French Navy receives refitted aircraft carrier

The French Navy’s sole aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle has been returned to the navy after a mid-life ...

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France starts study phase for new aircraft carrier

The French defense ministry will launch a study phase to look into the replacement of the French Navy’s sole ...

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Four injured in helicopter crash aboard French LHD Dixmude

A helicopter from the French Army 1st Combat helicopter regiment crashed aboard the amphibious assault ship BPC ...

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Three navies kick off exercise Mare Aperto 2018

The second multilateral maritime exercise Mare Aperto in 2018 has begun in the Mediterranean Sea, with the ...

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French frigate seizes 7 tons of hashish in Indian Ocean

French Navy frigate FS Floreal has seized over 7 tons of hashish from two dhows in the Indian Ocean on September 23 ...

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Denmark could deploy a frigate with French CSG in 2019

Denmark’s defense ministry announced on Friday it’s intention to deploy one of its frigates to France ...

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Mine warfare drill Noble Melinda concludes in Israel

The Israeli Navy recently hosted explosive ordnance disposal divers from the navies of the US and France for mine ...

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French Navy commissions second BSAH 'Rhone'

The French Navy commissioned its second Loire-class offshore support and assistance multipurpose vessel – BSAH ...

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French Navy receives fifth FREMM frigate 'Bretagne'

French shipbuilder Naval Group has delivered the fifth FREMM multi-mission frigate, FS Bretagne, to the French ...

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French Navy concludes annual Jeanne D’Arc deployment

Mistral-class amphibious assault ship Dixmude and La Fayette-class frigate FS Surcouf wrapped up the French ...

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Harry S. Truman wraps up drills with French Naval Aviation

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) completed a weeklong joint exercise known as French Air ...

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French Navy commissions l'Astrolabe after Antarctica stint

The French Navy has officially commissioned its newest ice-breaking and polar patrol vessel L’Astrolabe, nine ...

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European Maritime Force shapes up for Portuguese drill

Warships from Italy, France, Portugal, Spain and Great Britain gathered in the Portuguese port of Lisbon on June 18 ...

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French frigate seizes narcotics off Somalia

French Navy frigate FS Nivôse has seized over 250 kilograms from a suspected vessel in her first month of ...

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France, UK announce South China Sea FONOPs

French and UK Royal Navy ships will be joining their US counterparts in challenging China’s territorial ...

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UK, France launch tri-service amphibious drill

Royal Navy landing ship RFA Lyme Bay on June 1 joined the French helicopter carrier BPC Tonnerre in the French port ...

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NATO ships meet Russia's Yantar in English Channel

RFS Yantar, the Russian Navy’s oceanographic vessel – also referred to as spy ship, underwater ...

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MBDA tests Sea Venom/ANL missile with Panther helo launch

French missile manufacturer MBDA recently carried out a second development firing of its Sea Venom/ANL missile ...

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UK, France launch joint cruise/anti-ship missile inquiry

The committees of the British House of Commons and the French National Assembly have decided to launch a joint ...

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Chesapeake 2018 comes to an end

The navies of US and France have concluded a “historic combined exercise” as the last French Navy ...

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FS Charles de Gaulle leaves dry dock after 14 months

French Navy’s sole aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle has entered the water again after spending over 14 ...

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