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French navy

n
(Colours)
a. a dark dull navy blue
b. (as adjective): a French-navy dress.
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Captain Brunot was a Breton, and had been in the French Navy. He left it on his marriage, and settled down on a small property he had near Quimper to live for the rest of his days in peace; but the failure of an attorney left him suddenly penniless, and neither he nor his wife was willing to live in penury where they had enjoyed consideration.
The drill was held under the operational control and coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Larnaca, in close cooperation with the French Navy.
The boat, first in its class being built for French Navy, was launched by French President Emanuel Macron.
As Abhijnan Rej, The Diplomat's new South Asian security contributor, noted in a recent column, she presented a call to action that was "trenchant, humourous, and combative." Parly reminded the dialogue that she wasn't in Singapore alone: She'd brought the FS Charles de Gaulle, the French Navy's only aircraft carrier, in tow.
First one of the two air defense frigates of the FREMM program (FREMM DA) destined to the French Navy and benefitting from the same antisubmarine warfare performances than the preceding units, the Alsace benefits from increased capacities in terms of air defense.
Cyprus has been offering facilities to the French navy since 2013 at the Andreas Papandreou base, but the new agreement puts the cooperation on a different level as the new area will be purpose-built for the French navy.
The frigate "Aconit" includes 15 officers and 105 officers of the French Navy. It is also equipped with several radar devices, lighting systems, light and anti-aircraft systems, anti-aircraft and ground-to-ground missiles.
Egyptian forces are tightening the noose along the cost to prevent infiltration attempts as the navy conducts joint drills with the French navy with the participation of helicopter carriers, frigates, and missile boats.
THE French navy is ready to intervene to prevent further clashes between fishermen harvesting scallops in the English Channel, the country's agriculture minister has said.
The award which also acknowledges the cooperation between the Royal Malaysian Navy and the French Navy was presented by French Ambassador to Malaysia, Frederic Laplanche on behalf of French President Emmanuel Macron at the French Ambassador's Residence, here.
During the exercise, Sailors with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 and the French navy's (Marine Nationale) CVW (Groupe Aerien Embarque) embarked Bush from May 7-18 to conduct training and carrier qualifications--a series of arrested landings and takeoffs from an aircraft carrier to maintain their proficiency--while the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91) undergoes maintenance.