French Navy Marine Nationale Naval forces vessels ships and equipment
 
 
French Navy / Marine Nationale ships and equipment
The Marine Nationale (MN), also known as the French Navy (or La Royale), is the maritime force of the French military.

The Marine Nationale (MN), also known as the French Navy (or La Royale), is the maritime force of the French military.
The French Navy is divided into seven fleets:
- The Atlantic Fleet, based in Brest.
- The Mediterranean Fleet, based in Toulon.
- The Manche (Channel) and North Sea Fleet, based in Cherbourg.
- The Antilles/Guyana Fleet, based in Fort de France.
- The Indian Ocean Fleet, based in Abu Dhabi.
- The Pacific Fleet, based in Papeete.
- The Strategic Oceanic Force, in charge of French ballistic missile submarines.

The Marine Nationale has approximately 100 combat vessels including one nuclear aircraft carrier and ten nuclear powered submarines, plus many more auxiliary and support vessels. It is composed of approximately 37,000 sailors.

 

 

Cookies settings

×

Functional Cookies

This site uses cookies to ensure its proper functioning and cannot be deactivated from our systems. We don't use them not for advertising purposes. If these cookies are blocked, some parts of the site will not work.

Session

Please login to see yours activities!

Other cookies

This website uses a number of cookies to manage, for example: user sessions.