FS Provence D-652 Frigate FREMM French Navy Marine Nationale

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French Navy / Marine Nationale - Multipurpose Frigate
D 652 FS Provence
 

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Type, class: Multipurpose Frigate; Aquitaine / FREMM class (Frégate européenne multi-missions) / anti-submarine (ASW) variant
Builder: DCNS, Lorient, Brittany, France
 
STATUS:
Laid down: December 15, 2010
Launched: September 18, 2013
Commissioned: June 12, 2015
IN SERVICE
   
Homeport: Toulon
Namesake: Provence region in the southeast of France
Technical Data: see INFO > Aquitaine / FREMM class Multipurpose Frigate

 

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FS Provence (D 652):
 
From December 2015 FS Provence operates in the Indian Ocean. She joined USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
Later she joined the FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) Carrier Group (including the Frigates Chevalier Paul (D 621), FS La Motte-Picquet (D 645), a nuclear attack submarine, the Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Defender (D 36) and the German Frigate FGS Augsburg (F 213)) and crosses the Strait of Hormuz on December 26, 2015 as part of Operation Chammal.

In March 2016, as part of CTF 150, the ship carrier out an important weapons-seizure off Somalia.

 

 
 

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