Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Defense

France’s Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier Will be Nuclear-Powered -Macron

PARIS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – France’s next-generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered and replace the national fleet’s flagship warship, the Charles de Gaulle, in 2038, President Emmanuel Macron said on...

December 8, 2020
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Friday, April 17, 2020
Defense

France Defends Handling of Aircraft Carrier Coronavirus Outbreak

By John Irish PARIS, April 17 (Reuters) – France defended its handling of the spread of the coronavirus through its flagship Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier fleet, after more than...

April 17, 2020
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Defense

France’s Flagship Aircraft Carrier Heading Home Due to Possible COVID-19 Cases

By Tangi Salaün PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) – France’s flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle is returning to its home port early after about 40 crew members showed signs...

April 8, 2020
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Defense

France Begins Deliberations on New Aircraft Carrier

PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) – France will make a decision on the replacement of its flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle at the start of 2020, its armed forces...

October 23, 2018
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Thursday, June 9, 2016
Defense

Second French Vessel to Join Search for EgyptAir Black Boxes

PARIS, June 9 (Reuters) – A second ship equipped with specialist search devices will join the hunt for the “black box” flight recorders and the wreckage of an EgyptAir jet...

June 9, 2016
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Saturday, December 19, 2015
Defense

U.S. and French Navies Differ on Alcohol Aboard Ships

By Yeganeh Torbati ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE, Dec 19 (Reuters) – French and U.S. officials boast of the closeness of their military alliance, as highlighted by Saturday’s visit from...

December 19, 2015
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Defense

Light it Up: Another Weed Ship Goes Up in Smoke

A cargo ship smuggling marijuana in the Mediterranean Sea was set ablaze in an alleged attempt by the crew to destroy the evidence, the second such incident in the last week.

September 11, 2013
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Friday, April 10, 2009
Defense

French Navy storms sailboat held by Somali Pirates, one hostage killed

In a completely unrelated incident from the Maersk Alabama situation, the Associated Press and other news sources are reporting that the French Navy has stormed a sail boat being held...

April 10, 2009
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Friday, February 27, 2009
Defense

BEM Monge – Interesting Ship of The Week

This week’s vessel is the BEM Monge, a Measure and Test Ship of the French Navy.  The ship is equipped with extensive tracking technologies as well as trajectory processing and...

February 27, 2009
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