USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Wing Exercises with French Navy

The slideshow highlights French and US training aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).  The ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier air wing exercises with the French navy. [maxgallery id="117117"]  05.15.2018 Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Mora  USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77

US-French Airwings at Work

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Chief of the French navy Adm. Christophe Prazuck use the ship’s loudspeaker system (1MC) to address U.S. and French sailors embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77).  The ship is seen in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier…

The New Class of Australian Submarines

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…

MV-22 Osprey Lands on French Naval Ship

08/16/2015: GULF OF ADEN (July 5, 2015) An MV-22B Osprey from the "Greyhawks" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lands on the flight deck of the French amphibious assault ship BPC Dixmude (L9015). The U.S. Marines and Sailors of the 15th MEU and Essex Amphibious…

The MV-22 Operates off the Dixmude

02/11/2014: In January 2014 a United States Marine Corps (USMC) V22 Osprey landed for the first time onboard the Dixmude, a French Navy Mistral class LHD. The Mistral was part of the Bold Alligator 2012 exercise and the French were well aware of the role of the Osprey in the…