Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly Attends FS Normandie Delivery

June 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – Naval Group is extremely honored to host the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly. This celebration marks not only the end of work on the six multi-mission frigates, but also the beginning of the manufacturing of the FREMM frigates with reinforced air defence capabilities and of the Defence and Intervention Frigate (FDI), the first fully digital warships. Hervé Guillou, CEO of Naval Group, and Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chief of Staff of the French Navy, hosted the Minister for the Armed Forces on…

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A first commander for the FREMM Normandie

January 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – On January 11, 2019 in Lorient, Captain Jean-Baptiste Soubrier was recognized by Vice-Admiral Wing (VAE) Jean-Philippe Rolland commanding the Naval Task Force (ALFAN), Commander of the Multi Frigate -missions (FREMM) Normandie. The FREMM Normandie is the sixth in a series of eight. It will be delivered to the Navy in the summer of 2019. Before being admitted to active service, the vessel and its crew will then be tested in real life. The triptych, composed of the FREMM, the Caiman Marine helicopter and the…

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FS Normandie Launched

On 1 February 2018, Naval Group floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Normandie, just 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building dock on the Lorient site. The completion of this milestone represents an important step, demonstrating the industrial and technological mastery of Naval Group, ensuring compliance with a very tight schedule to be able to deliver, as foreseen, six of the FREMMs ordered by OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation) on behalf of the DGA (French Defence Procurement Agency – Direction Générale de l’Armement) to the French…

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