First Air Defence FREMM Alsace near Delivery

First Air Defence FREMM Alsace near Delivery
First Air Defence FREMM Alsace near Delivery

The multi-mission Alsace frigate, the latest addition to the Naval Group, arrived in Toulon. It will be delivered in a few weeks to the French Navy.


Alsace (D656) is an Aquitaine-class frigate of the French Navy developed through the FREMM multipurpose frigate program. She is the first of two air-defence variants of the class known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) in the program. On 18 April 2019, the frigate Alsace was launched. She began sea trials in October 2020.