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Friday, May 29, 2015

French Defense Minister: 8 FREMM For The Navy Followed by 5 New Generation FTI Frigates

FS Provence (D652)French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian detailed the naval part of the update to the French Military Planning Law today on a naval base in Brittany.

The French Navy will receive 8 FREMM Frigates in total (while 11 of them were originally planned) and a new generation of frigates: the FTI (Fr├ęgate de Taille Interm├ędiaire or Midsize Frigate) which will start being delivered in 2023 for a total of 5 hulls.

French Defense Minister explained during his speech today that the delivery of a FREMM Frigate to Egypt (the former Normandie originally intended for the French Navy) will be compensated and six ASW FREMM Frigates will be delivered to the French Navy by the end of 2019 in accordance with the Military Planning Law.

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