Naval Group to Design Future French Navy OPVs

The General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) notified Naval Group on October 5, 2021 of the contract relating to the preliminary and detailed design of the Oceanic Patroller (PO) program. This notification follows on from the signing of the framework agreement carried by the DGA on October 23, 2020 for the study, development, construction and maintenance in initial operational condition of…

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HMNZS Te Kaha Exercises With French Navy Aircraft

During a surveillance flight of the French Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), a crew of the 25F detachment of the Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC) collaborated with the New Zealand frigate Te Kaha . During this anti-aircraft warfare exercise, aimed at training the frigate in New Zealand anti-missile defense, the Gardian maritime surveillance aircraft played the aggressors by simulating numerous…

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FS Borda on 2021.4 Hydrographic Mission

After a last week of hydrographic surveys in the EMR (Renewable Marine Energies) zone in southern Brittany, the Borda Hydrographic Building (BH) has finalized a priority project started 7 months earlier. Arrived at the end of August off Belle-Ile, the Borda’s mission was to complete the surveys carried out previously in spring 2021. These surveys ended in mid-September, after two…

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The Navy at the Heart of Digital Technology

“A digital navy for operational superiority in the face of new threats”, such is the theme of the MArine du Numérique, Information and Communication sysTems and Cyber ​​Seminar (SEMANTIC²) which was held in Toulon on the 29th and 30th. September. As close as possible to the forces, this seminar aimed to discuss the structuring issues of digital tools, connectivity and…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains With Royal Australian Navy in South China Sea

May 26, 2021 (Google Translation) – From 23 to 24 May, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre and the La Fayette (FLF) Surcouf type frigate , carried out a joint navigation with the frigate Parramatta of the Royal Australian Navy in the South China Sea. The Tonnerre and Surcouf crews carried out…

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