Italian & French FREMMs Conduct Joint ASW Training

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – After its participation in the NATO exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 21, the Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Languedoc carried out an anti-submarine warfare exercise off the Italian coast with the Italian FREMMs Alpino and Margottini on March 6 and 7. This exercise notably saw the participation of a French maritime patrol aircraft Atlantique 2 and the Italian…

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Auvergne Participates in Exercise NOBLE DINA 21

March 15, 2021 (Google Translation) – “The contact is good, classified POSSUB 2! “. The anti-submarine warfare officer transfers contact to the rest of the force, while the helicopter takes off from the helicopter platform. The sensors of the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Auvergne and its Caiman once again show their formidable efficiency and will allow the vessel, along with the…

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FS Auvergne Deploys to Eastern Mediterranean

February 26, 2020 (Google Translation) – The multimission frigate (FREMM) Auvergne is deployed in the eastern Mediterranean from its departure from Toulon a few days ago. After having conducted exercises with the Marine Officers Application School Group (GEAOM) deployed for the JEANNE D’ARC 21 mission, the frigate Auvergne operated in the central Mediterranean in associated support to Operation IRINI. Now…

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FS Languedoc Completes Indian Ocean & Hormuz Patrol

November 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Languedoc is back in the Mediterranean after six-month deployment in the Indian Ocean. After a patrol in the eastern Mediterranean and exercise fictitious firing cruise missiles with units of the VI th US Fleet also deployed in the area, the frigate FREMM multi-mission) is docked this week in Toulon. Departing on April 25, the…

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Secretary of the Navy Announces FFG 62 will be USS Constellation

October 7, 2020 – Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced USS Constellation (FFG 62) as the name for the first ship in the new Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) class of ships Oct. 7 while aboard the museum ship Constellation in Baltimore Inner Harbor. The name was selected in honor of the first U.S. Navy ships authorized by Congress…

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ITS Carlo Margottini Takes Part in GABIAN 2020

June 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The frigate Carlo Margottini, has completed an intense period of training activity that has also seen her engaged abroad in the GABIAN 2020 exercise organized by the French Marine Nationale . The activity, which began with the support of the personnel of the Aeronaval Training Center of Taranto (MARICENTADD), was aimed at maintaining operational…

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