First Networked Missile Shoot for Forbin and Languedoc

September 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – Engaged in Gabian High Intensity Training off the Isle of Levant, the Forbes Airframe Frigate and the Languedoc multi-mission frigate completed a missile strike on an air target on September 18, 2019. Tactical Data Link (TDL), that is, target tracking elements provided by a unit other than the shooter. In this case, an antiaircraft missile “Aster 30” was fired by Forbin in view of the data transmitted by the Languedoc , thus making a first for ships of the Navy. The success of this…

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Jean Bart Joins USS John C Stennis Escort

May 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 1 st May 2019, the anti-aircraft frigate (FAA) Jean Bart sailed from Marseilles and joined the escort of the US aircraft carrier battle group of the USS John C. Stennis . This escort started as soon as they left the Mediterranean theater and continued to the Straits of Gibraltar. Last month, the carrier group had already been joined by a French ship. Between the Suez Canal and Marseille, it was the Frigate Multi-mission (FREMM) Languedoc that had been integrated into his escort from…

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