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Faced with future wars, the major naval projects

2022-10-02T15:07:24.182Z

INVESTIGATION - As threats and enemies on the seas grow, our navy, lacking in capacity, is placing on the new generation aircraft carrier (Pang), which will succeed the "Charles de Gaulle", and on the nuclear submarine third-generation ballistic missile launcher (SNLE3G),...



The Navy is helpless.

The admission to service of the last multi-mission frigate

Lorraine

in November, the upcoming launch of the second Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine, the

Duguay Trouin

, and the return to service, in 2023, of the

Perle

, despite a minor fire, do not change anything.

"

Since 1945, it has never been as small as it is today

", noted in July the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Pierre Vandier, during a hearing at the Assembly. of gravity.

Over the next two years, "

it will continue to decrease

“, he warned.

For France, which prides itself on having the second exclusive economic zone in the world, this is a bitter admission.

Everything will have to be rebuilt, all the more quickly as the risk of naval conflict increases.

But “

our means are limited

”, continued the admiral.

Our time is too.

The military tool, particularly the naval tool, is forged over time.

It takes twenty years to train a submarine commander…

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Source: lefigaro

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