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Greek FDI Frigate Kimon Receives Extra VLS Cells
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Greek FDI Frigate Kimon Receives Extra VLS Cells

During the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ visit to France, 16 additional Sylver A-50 VLS cells were spotted on the FDI frigate Kimon.

France Orders Long-Lead Items for Future PA-NG
Navy / Maritime Engine and Transmission

France Orders Long-Lead Items for Future PA-NG

France has officially ordered the new generation aircraft carrier (Porte-Avions Nouvelle Génération) PA-NG, which will replace the Charles de Gaulle in 2038.

Naval Group Involves in Formidable-class MLU
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Naval Group Involves in Formidable-class MLU

Naval Group signed a contract with ST Engineering Marine Ltd. for the mid-life upgrade of Formidable-class frigates.

Hellenic Navy Considers Acquiring the 4th F/C FDI Belh@rra
Navy / Maritime

Hellenic Navy Considers Acquiring the 4th F/C FDI Belh@rra

The Greek Defence Ministry is considering acquiring the 4th frigate FDI Belh@rra as an LCS surface unit, and Coastal Patrol Vessel alternatives seem to fail.

Naval Group Lays Keel of HN’s 3rd FDI Formion
Navy / Maritime

Naval Group Lays Keel of HN’s 3rd FDI Formion

On April 15, 2024, the first block of the third Greek FDI frigate HN “Formion” was laid at the Naval Group shipyard in Lorient.

French Aircraft Carrier Goes Under NATO Command
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

French Aircraft Carrier Goes Under NATO Command

France’s only aircraft carrier, Charles de Gaulle (R91), will come under NATO’s command for the first time.

Indonesia Buys two Scorpene Evolved Full LIB Submarines
Navy / Maritime

Indonesia Buys two Scorpene Evolved Full LIB Submarines

On March 28th, 2024, Indonesia chose Naval Group and PT PAL to purchase two Scorpène Evolved Full Lithium-Ion battery (LIB) submarines.

Brazil Launches Third Riachuelo Scorpène-Class Submarine
Navy / Maritime

Brazil Launches Third Riachuelo Scorpène-Class Submarine

Brazil announced that it launched the "Tonelero" (S-42), the third Scorpene submarine of the "Riachuelo" class.

Naval Group Constructs the First SNLE 3G Submarine
Navy / Maritime

Naval Group Constructs the First SNLE 3G Submarine

Naval Group begins constructing the first third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile French submarine (SNLE 3G).

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines
Navy / Maritime

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines

The Netherlands officially announced the Naval Group as the winner of the new submarine acquisition program for the Dutch Navy.

Naval Group Upgrades last "La Fayette" Class Frigate
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Naval Group Upgrades last "La Fayette" Class Frigate

French Naval Group delivered the third and last upgraded "La Fayette" class frigate FS "Aconit" (F-713) to the French Navy.

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returns to Sea
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returns to Sea

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returned to Sea after extensive modernisation efforts.

France Constructs Greece’s Second FDI Frigate
Navy / Maritime

France Constructs Greece’s Second FDI Frigate

Hellenic Navy’s 2nd FDI Frigate future “HS Nearchos” construction continues at full speed in Lorient.

Romania Acquires French Scorpene Submarines
Navy / Maritime

Romania Acquires French Scorpene Submarines

Romania that failed to acquire French corvettes go for French submarines now. The program will be completed in eight years and cost 2 billion euros.