The New Class of Australian Submarines

07/09/2016
07/09/2016: After an extensive competition, the Australian government downselected the French firm DCNS to build a new class of advanced conventional submarines. In a press release from the Australian government dated April 26, 206, the Australian government announced the decision and underscored that “The decision was driven by DCNS’s ability to…

The Mistral at Bold Alligator 2012

02/13/2012
02/13/2012: The BPC Mistral was the key sea platform which allies brought to the Bold Alligator 2012.  The Mistral was recently involved in the Libyan operations and part of the French use of sea bases in a Mediterranean engagement context. In a key interview with a senior French leader, SLD…