french navy

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

French Navy Seizes 6 Tons of Cocaine from Ship in Gulf of Guinea

The French Navy has sized more than six metric tons of cocaine from a cargo ship in the Gulf of Guinea. The merchant ship was underway from South American

March 23, 2021
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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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,

December 8, 2020
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Friday, April 17, 2020

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

April 17, 2020
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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

April 8, 2020
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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

October 23, 2018
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Thursday, June 9, 2016

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

June 9, 2016
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Saturday, December 19, 2015

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

December 19, 2015
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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

September 11, 2013
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Friday, April 10, 2009

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

April 10, 2009
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Friday, February 27, 2009

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

February 27, 2009
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