Thursday, July 5, 2012

FREMM Frigate Aquitaine Launches First Torpedo

Teams from DCNS, the French Navy and defence procurement agency DGA recently completed a new test campaign aboard first-of-class FREMM multimission frigate Aquitaine, the last and most important being the first ever torpedo launch test from a FREMM frigate.After demonstrating FREMM frigate Aquitaines compatibility with a 10-tonne Caïman helicopter (the French version of the Eurocopter/EADS NH90) in March, DCNS specialists spent several weeks putting the vessels combat system, which includes the torpedo launch control system, through its paces.

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