France intends to build a next generation aircraft carrier

PARIS, (BM) – France intends to build a new aircraft carrier by 2038 instead of the Charles de Gaulle now in service, said Minister of Defense Florence Parley during a visit to the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

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“We need the superiority that has made you world famous, because it is here, in Saint-Nazaire, that a new generation aircraft carrier will be built that will replace Charles de Gaulle in 2038,” the Minister quoted Twitter as saying shipyard workers, reports TASS.

“This investment in our defense is also an investment in the economy of our country, in our jobs in industry, in the development of technologies and skills. We all must mobilize in order to resume production activities,” quoted Rally Novosti as saying.

“Charles de Gaulle” is the flagship of the French Navy and the only aircraft carrier in the country. The ship was put into service in 1994.

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