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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Australian ships join French Croix du Sud exercise

Royal Australian Navy ships have arrived in Noumea, New Caledonia, to take part in the French-led disaster response ...

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Chesapeake 2018: French Rafales flying from CVN 77

After arriving from France to US early April, French Rafale jets have now joined the aircraft carrier USS George ...

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Thales begins FTI frigate Sea Fire radar production

French defense technology company Thales announced it has started production works on the first Sea Fire radar for ...

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France to build fifth nuclear Barracuda-class submarine

French defense minister Florence Parly announced on May 4 that another Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine was ...

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Indo-French naval exercise Varuna reaches its final phase

Indian and French navies are conducting the last phase of the 2018 Varuna naval exercise in the vicinity of Reunion ...

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French frigate seizes heroin in Indian Ocean

French Navy frigate FS La Fayette seized over 400 kilos of heroin from a dhow it intercepted in the Indian Ocean in ...

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