L’Aigrette on Sea Trials

Google Translation The leadership L’Aigrette of the new tugs-pushers intended for the French Navy have started his sea trials in Toulon. Following the commissioning carried out in Nort sur Erdre at Merré shipyard, the sea trials will be finalized and the delivery would be expected in May 2018. Mass production must then begin with the commissioning and sea trials feedback…

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NRP Dom Francisco de Almeida taking part in Exercise Brilliant Mariner

Google Translation The exercise will count with the participation of about 28 naval means, 32 aerial means and 440 military in the terrestrial environment, thus contemplating the participation of 13 countries. The Portuguese ship continues its mission integrated in the permanent naval force of NATO (Standing National Maritime Group 1 – SNMG1).

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Exercise BRILLIANT MARINER

Google Translation Last preparations, final adjustments before sailing for the sailors participating in Exercise BRILLIANT MARINER 2017, NATO’s major exercise, which will take place from 29 September to 13 October 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. For a few days now, the Toulonians will no doubt have noticed the presence on their streets of many sailors from NATO countries participating in…

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Tonnerre Departs Toulon for West Indies

Google Translation On the night of September 12 to 13, 2017, the Tonnerre Projection and Command Building (BPC) departed Toulon after completing its loading during the night. The second largest ship of the French Navy after the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, it will project to the West Indies emergency reconstruction capacities. On board aboard are military personnel and means…

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End of mission for Forbin after more than 5 months of commitment

Google Translation April 5, 2017 – Deployed in operations for more than five and a half months, the air defense frigate “Forbin” ends a mission in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. After sailing from Toulon on 25 October 2016, the “Forbin” joined the French carrier group around Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier deployed off Syria to strengthen France’s…

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