French navy

May 20, 2019

French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal

By Steven Stashwick
The La Perouse Exercise featured a French aircraft carrier and Australian submarines.

May 01, 2019

India, France Hold Large Naval Warfare Exercise Involving 2 Aircraft Carriers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
This year’s iteration of the Varuna exercise will include an air combat drill with carrier-based Indian and French fighter jets.
April 27, 2019

Making Sense of China’s Reaction to the French Navy’s Taiwan Strait Transit

By Ankit Panda
Did China’s spokesperson misspeak or is the Taiwan Strait now being claimed in full as “Chinese waters“?

September 14, 2018

Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?

By Tuan Anh Luc
Are the French and British navies here to stay in the South China Sea?

March 22, 2018

India, France Hold Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare and Air Defense Drill

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Indo-French joint naval exercise “Varuna-18” kicked off earlier this week in the Arabian Sea.

March 20, 2017

France to Dispatch Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship for Exercise in Western Pacific

By Ankit Panda
The French vessel will join Japanese, British, and U.S. ships for a multilateral exercise later this year.
September 27, 2016

France Unveils Its Defense Strategy in the South China Sea and Beyond

By Quoc-Thanh Nguyen
France unveils its Asia-Pacific policy in the last French Military Programming Law.

May 20, 2015

Is China Eyeing These Advanced French Amphibious Assault Ships?

By Ankit Panda
China could be looking to purchase the two French Mistral ships that were originally built for Russia.

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