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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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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FREMM Auvergne receives its pennant

Google Translation On February 8, 2017 in Lorient aboard the multi-mission frigate Auvergne , against the Admiral Catard organic Deputy Force Commander of Naval Action (FAN) in Brest handed the commander of the frigate Auvergne , Captain Xavier Breitel, the official flag of the unit. He asked the crew to see in this pennant surrender “an invitation to courage and tenacity”. The Auvergne will leave Lorient at the end of the month to rally its port base Toulon, where it will dock at the beginning of March. The crew will then conduct a period of sea trials and…

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