Lorient. First sea trials of the Auvergne frigate
On Monday, the multi-mission frigate, fourth in the series for the Navy, made its first exit to the sea.
A few days after the last wave of the FREMM England on 16 September the frigate Auvergne performed on Monday its first sea trials off the coast lorientaises.La Auvergne frigate is the fourth in the series commissioned by the OCCARi benefit the Directorate General of armaments (DGA) for the Navy. The main objective of this first exit to the sea, is to test the performance of the propulsion and ship's navigation system. The teams DCNS and its partners have also completed the integration of sensors and weapons combat system. The ship will be testing in six weeks against eight to nine before.