Red Sea Amphibious Exercise for Mission Jeanne d’Arc

On February 26, 2022, the JEANNE D’ARC group – made up of the Amphibious Helicopter Carrier (PHA) Mistral and the La Fayette Type Frigate (FLF) Courbet – carried out an amphibious exercise with the Egyptian armed forces in the Red Sea. The tactical maneuver was prepared and conducted by the French maritime rapid reaction force headquarters (COMFRMARFOR). As part of…

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Courbet Returns from Modernization

After a year of renovation and upgrading, the crew of the La Fayette (FLF) Courbet type frigate has just completed its recovery phase. The upgrade notably served to modernize the combat system, improve the building’s stability, strengthen its structures and renew the propulsion and auxiliary control systems. At the end of a series of tests and individual training which enabled…

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FS Courbet Begins Long Trials Program After Modernization

On September 13, 2021, the Directorate General for Armaments (DGA) took delivery of the new installations of the first renovated La Fayette (FLF) -type Frigate, the Courbet , after a sea trial campaign. This program will see three ships modernized: Courbet followed by La Fayette and then Aconit. Fourth class member Surcouf is now part of the Mission Jeanne d’Arc…

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TCG Yabray Kudret Güngör Refuels FS Courbet off Libya

June 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – This Thursday, June 4, the La Fayette-type frigate Courbet (FLF) currently engaged in the NATO Operation Sea Guardian carried out a refueling at sea off Libya with the Turkish oil tanker Yabray Kudret Güngör (class Akar). Deployed as part of the European maritime force “EUROMARFOR” integrated into Operation Sea Guardian , the Courbet carried…

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