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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FS Provence Returns from Mediterranean Deployment

May 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 22, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Provence set sail for a mission in the Mediterranean. As part of an almost permanent presence of French frigates in this area, Provence , engaged since the beginning of March in the CHAMMAL operation to fight against Daesh , has thus contributed to the capacity for independent…

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Passing of Control Between Frigates in Bergen

February 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – As it begins the second half of its long-term deployment, FREMM Normandy has found in Bergen (Norway), the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) La Motte-Picquet also deployed on a mission. Berthed as a couple and for the first time in the history of FREMM and FASM, the two frigates joined the Norwegian port as part of…

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