French Navy

The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs

The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs

Roger Ball! He was the second of two children and born on 25 January 1940 in Shandon Baptist Hospital in… Read More

6 months ago

US Navy F-8 Pilot Says the French Aéronavale Retired the Legendary Crusader in Proper Style

French Aéronavale F-8 Crusader The Vought F-8 Crusader was known as a “fighter pilot’s fighter.” It was challenging to fly,… Read More

9 months ago

Brazil sinks Sao Paulo aircraft carrier even though the ship is full of asbestos

Despite protests from the Brazil’s Minister for Environment, the Brazilian Navy said on the evening of on Feb. 4, 2023… Read More

1 year ago

USS Connecticut near loss and the Year of Lost Subs. In 1968 four Submarines were lost: the French Minerve, the Israeli Dakar, the Soviet K-129 and the American USS Scorpion.

Whatever their fate, submarines from all nations continue on patrol, and whatever their nationality, in time of peace, we hope… Read More

2 years ago

French Navy Rafale M diverted to Malta after the Nozzle of the Refueling Probe Broke Off

A French Navy NH-90 NFH 'Caiman' helicopter was dispatched to Malta International Airport from Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier with… Read More

2 years ago

France cleared to buy EMALS and AAG for its next aircraft carrier

The EMALS comes in 2 launcher configuration while the AAG will have 3 engine. As noted by Alert 5, France… Read More

3 years ago

The story of “Bridle Catchers,” the extensions at the front of an aircraft carrier (that have now disappeared)

Older aircraft did not have a launch bar integrated in the nose gear; instead, a wire rope called a catapult… Read More

3 years ago

Rafale Vs F/A-18 Super Hornet: which one between Rafale and ‘Rhino’ is the better multirole fighter aircraft?

A lot of people have a misconception of F/A-18 Super Hornet being older. If anything the Super Hornet Block III… Read More

4 years ago

Possible sale of 3 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to France approved

The proposed sale will improve France’s capability to meet current and future threats by providing its Naval Air Forces with… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] AV-8B Vs Super Étendard: former SEM pilot explains how to dogfight against the Harrier Jump Jet

‘I was wingman, flying the #2 SEM [Super Etendard Modernizé], and we got the chance to perform an ACM DACT… Read More

4 years ago

French Air Force A330 Phénix Tanker flies 3,500km to help refuel French Navy Rafale Jets

The sortie lasted nearly 14 hours and made possible to carry out the first aircraft air-to-air refueling mission in the… Read More

4 years ago

Video shows Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft being transported on the road in Argentina

The five former French Navy Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft, which were purchased by the Argentine government, recently arrived in… Read More

5 years ago

The Super Étendard Modernisé attack aircraft have arrived in Argentina

It will take a while before the Super Étendard Modernisé aircraft will be up in Argentine skies, as the country… Read More

5 years ago

Argentina to receive Super Étendards this Month

The 13 million Euro purchase also includes a flight simulator. The five Super Étendard attack aircraft for Argentina left France… Read More

5 years ago

France to purchase Rafale F4

Rafale F4 will include better radar and sensors plus the integration of the Mica NG air-to-air missile and 1,000-kg AASM… Read More

5 years ago

French Navy Rafales, E-2C deploying to Hampton Roads this month

The deployment will occur just before French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) is expected to complete a… Read More

6 years ago

GORGEOUS VINTAGE FOOTAGE FEATURES JAGUAR M TRIALS ABOARD CLEMENCEAU AIRCRAFT CARRIER

French Navy opted to buy the Super Etendard which was no better or worse than the Jaguar M, but yet… Read More

6 years ago