French national focus tree

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Flag of France France, as one of the seven major powers, got a unique national focus tree.

Industrial branchDefensive and aggressive branchGovernment reform branchNavy and air force branchFile:NF tree France.jpegNF tree France.jpg

French national focus tree. Clicking on the branches leads to the appropriate section.

The French national focus tree can be divided into 4 branches:

Industrial branch
This branch offers the possibility to develop Metropolitan France and the overseas region, as well as two more research slots.
Defensive and aggressive branch
These branches are mutually exclusive. They end with the shard focus Army Reform icon Army Reform which removes the starting national spirit Victors of the Great WarVictors of the Great War. (This focus can only be taken after removing Disjointed GovernmentDisjointed Government via the government reform branch.)
Government Reform branch
This branch consists of various diplomatic focuses and focuses to change the ideology of the government or to strengthen the current democratic government. All possible mutually exclusive branches contain a focus to remove the crippling Disjointed GovernmentDisjointed Government national spirit.
Navy and air force branch
This branch includes focuses which grant experience and research bonuses to improve in these domains.


Industrial branch[edit]

Metropolitan FranceAlgerie FranceIndustrial ExpansionColonial IndustryMilitary FactoriesColonial Military FactoriesExtra Research SlotNuclear EffortJet EffortExtra Research Slot IIFile:FRA_NF_Industry.jpgFRA NF Industry.jpg

Industrial branch of the French national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Metropolitan France None
The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a state with at least 3 free building slots for Infrastructureinfrastructure in the strategic regions Northern or Southern France.
3 Infrastructureinfrastructure levels are added in 3 random states that:
  • are owned and controlled by France,
  • are in the regions Northern or Southern France,
  • have at least 3 free infrastructure building slots.
La Métropole should always come first. We can start by improving our infrastructure to create jobs and enable faster troop deployment.
Goal generic construct civ factory.png Industrial Expansion France:
  • has the focus Metropolitan France icon Metropolitan France

The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a state with at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots in the strategic regions Northern or Southern France.
2 Civilian factoriescivilian factories in 2 extra shared slots are added in 1 random state that:
  • is owned and controlled by France,
  • is in the regions Northern or Southern France,
  • has at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots.

1 Civilian factorycivilian factory in 1 extra shared slots is added in 3 random states that:

  • are owned and controlled by France,
  • are in the regions Northern or Southern France,
  • have at least 1 free building slots inclusive locked slots.
We need a stronger industrial presence at home. We have plenty of labour ready, but need more factory lines.
Goal generic construct mil factory.png Military Factories France:
  • has the focus Industrial Expansion icon Industrial Expansion.

The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a state with at least 1 free building slot inclusive locked slots in the strategic regions Northern or Southern France.
2 Military factoriesmilitary factories in 2 extra shared slots are added in 1 random state that:
  • is owned and controlled by France,
  • is in the regions Northern or Southern France,
  • has at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots.

1 Military factorymilitary factory is added in 1 extra shared slot in 3 random states that:

  • are owned and controlled by France,
  • are in the regions Northern or Southern France,
  • have at least 1 free building slot inclusive locked slots.
Our war-machine is falling behind in capacity. We need to focus on production of military equipment at home soil to make sure that our borders are constantly given new equipment.
Goal generic construct civilian.png Algerie France None
The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a non-European state with at least 2 free building slots for Infrastructureinfrastructure.
If Algiers (459) and Constantine (460) have at least 2 free building slots for infrastructure then they get 2 Infrastructureinfrastructure levels.

If Algiers or Constantine have at least 4 free building slots for infrastructure and Algiers or Constantine do not have at least 2 free building slots for infrastructure then Algiers or Constantine owned and controlled by France with at least 4 free building slots for infrastructure gets 4 Infrastructureinfrastructure levels.
If there are not at least 2 free building slots for infrastructure in Algiers and Constantine then 2 random non-European states owned and controlled by France with at least 2 free infrastructure building slots get 2 Infrastructureinfrastructure levels.

Europe is facing dangerous times. We should focus on improving our lands to the south and ensure we can always support the mainland.
Goal generic construct civ factory.png Colonial Industry France:
  • has the focus Algerie France icon Algerie France

The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a non-European state with at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots.
If Algiers (459) has at least 4 free building slots inclusive locked slots
  • then Algiers (459) gets
  • else 2 random non-European states owned and controlled by France with at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots get:
We should focus our industry in Algier. Should tensions increase in Europe we will still have an industrial capacity outside the reach of enemy bombers.
Goal generic construct mil factory.png Colonial Military Factories France:
  • has the focus Colonial Industry icon Colonial Industry

The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a non-European state with at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots.
If Algiers (459) has at least 4 free building slots inclusive locked slots
  • then Algiers (459) gets
  • else 2 random non-European states owned and controlled by France with at least 2 free building slots inclusive locked slots get:
Placing our military production outside Europe ensures that even if the enemy gains control of our airspace, we will maintain a constant flow of equipment to our front-line troops.
Focus research.png Extra Research Slot France has the focus:
  • Colonial Military Factories icon Colonial Military Factories or Military Factories icon Military Factories
France gains 1 extra research slot. Promising young minds are popping up everywhere. We need to supply them with facilities to conduct their research. Advances in technology can give us the edge where we most need it.
Focus wonderweapons.png Nuclear Effort France:
  • has the focus Extra Research Slot icon Extra Research Slot.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Jet Effort icon Jet Effort.
France gets a research bonus of 50% for nuclear technology or rocketry technology.
The news event “France Pursues Nuclear Technology” is triggered.
Initial tests in nuclear science has shown promising results. Harnessing its power can give us a weapon unlike anything mankind has seen.
Focus rocketry.png Jet Effort France:
  • has the focus Extra Research Slot icon Extra Research Slot.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Nuclear Effort icon Nuclear Effort.
France: Air combat is all about mobility. The Jet engine is such a powerful advance that the enemy pilots will seem to stand still while we rip them out of the sky.
Focus research.png Extra Research Slot II France:
  • has the focus Jet Effort icon Jet Effort or Nuclear Effort icon Nuclear Effort.
  • has at least 75 factories.
France gains 1 extra research slot. Promising young minds are popping up everywhere. We need to supply them with facilities to conduct their research. Advances in technology can give us the edge where we most need it.

Defensive and aggressive branch[edit]

Defensive iconAggressive iconFortification iconLevée en masseMotorized iconAlpine FortsGrande BatterieMechanized iconExtend the Maginot LineChar de BatailleAutomitrailleusesArmy ReformFile:FRA_NF_Agg_Def.jpgFRA NF Agg Def.jpg

Defensive and aggressive branch of the French national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic defence.png Defensive Focus France:
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Aggressive Focus icon Aggressive Focus.
Maxime Weygand.pngMaxime Weygand is available as Chief of Army which grants +10% Division Defense. In times like these, it is best to strengthen our defenses. If there are threats, let them come to us so that we can deal with them on our own land. We have a perfect candidate to lead our army, all we need is your word.
Goal generic construction2.png Fortification Focus France:
  • has the focus Defensive Focus icon Defensive Focus.
France gets the national spirit:
Fortification Focus icon
Fortification Focus
  • Land Fort construction speed: +10%
  • Coastal Fort construction speed: +10%
As critical as our forts have been, we need to find ways to construct them more efficiently. The Maginot line has been a powerful deterrent of enemy forces, we could use the security of more defenses like it.
As critical as our forts have been, we need to find ways to construct them more efficiently. The Maginot line has been a powerful deterrent of enemy forces, we could use the security of more defenses like it.
Goal generic construct military.png Alpine Forts France:
  • has the focus Defensive Focus icon Fortification Focus.
  • controls Savoy (735).
France gets the event “Extension of the Alpine Line”.
Flag of Italy Italy gets the opinion modifier:
  • Alpine Forts (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
The Italians won't cross the border so easily once we finish covering the Alps with our newly planned line of defense. We will have time to respond and reinforce our position.
Goal generic fortify city.png Extend the Maginot Line France:
  • has the focus Alpine Forts focus Alpine Forts.
  • controls Champagne (18) and Pas de Calais (29).
France gets the event “Extension of the Maginot Line”.
Flag of Belgium Belgium gets the opinion modifier:
  • Extend the Maginot Line (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
  • Extend the Maginot Line (Opinion.png +50 Opinion) towards Germany.
We cannot count on Belgium to hold their ground, if they let enemy armies through we might be in trouble. Extending the Maginot Line is crucial to keeping unwanted armies out of France!
Goal generic allies build infantry.png Levée en masse France:
  • has the focus Defensive Focus icon Defensive Focus.
France:
Levée en masse icon
Levée en masse
  • Infantry Equipment:
All men and women who can fight will do so. Producing weapons in mass will lower the cost. We will put a rifle in the hands of everyone.
All men and women who can fight will do so. Producing weapons in mass will lower the cost. We will put a rifle in the hands of everyone.
Goal generic army artillery2.png Grande Batterie France:
  • has the focus Levée en masse focus Levée en masse.
France: Our Artillery will form a single powerful unit to focus fire on specific points. One volley at a time and we will weaken the enemy line and punch our way through if we have to!
Goal generic army tanks.png Char de Bataille France:
  • has the focus Grande Batterie focus Grande Batterie.
France: Battle Tanks are the way forward in military industry. We want to control the battlefield and for this we will need new powerful Tanks!
Goal generic major war.png Aggressive Focus France:
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Defensive Focus icon Defensive Focus.
Maurice Gamelin.pngMaurice Gamelin is available as Chief of Army which grants +10% Division Attack. We cannot sit idly by as enemies move in on our borders. And we cannot leave our allies to fend for themselves in a war scenario. Prepare our army! Gamelin is the man for the job.
Goal generic army motorized.png Motorized Focus France:
  • has the focus Aggressive Focus icon Aggressive Focus.
France:
Motorized Focus icon
Motorized Focus
  • Motorized:
Finding better ways to build our infantry vehicles will help our ability to support and reinforce the front lines.
Finding better ways to build our infantry vehicles will help our ability to support and reinforce the front lines.
Goal generic build tank.png Mechanized Focus France:
  • has the focus Motorized Focus icon Motorized Focus.
France: Armored vehicles play an increasingly important role in the war. While slightly less intimidating than your average tank, they give us an edge in communication, command, transport and urban warfare.
Goal generic army tanks.png Automitrailleuses France:
  • has the focus Mechanized Focus icon Mechanized Focus.
France: By law, the Infantry control all tank forces. The lighter, faster cavalry 'vehicles' or Automitrailleuses are better suited for travel and can still deal some damage with their mounted weapons.
Goal generic army doctrines.png Army Reform France: France:

Generic tank manufacturer 2.pngAMX enabled as tank designer which grants:

  • Armor research time: −10%
  • Armor:
    • Max speed: +5
    • Reliability: +10%
No infantry unit or high tech tank alone will win us the war. We must put our efforts into developing both our tactical and strategical capabilities. With the right people on the job we can evolve as an army.

Government reform branch[edit]

Invite YugoslaviaInvite RomaniaPolish GuaranteeLittle EntenteSupport The Status QuoStrengthen GovernmentDefensive StrategemsGo With BritainHumanité UnieGovernment ReformLeftist RhetoricNational MobilizationJoin CominternSupport The LeftRepublican InterventionRevise VersaillesSupport The RightNationalist InterventionFrance FirstImproved Screen ShipsRight Wing RhetoricArmy of AggressionWoo ItalyCapital Ship iconJoin GermanyFRA_NF_Government.JPGFRA NF Government.jpg

Government reform branch of the French national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic national unity.png Government Reform None France gains 120 Political powerpolitical power. The world has grown dangerous. We can no longer be tied down by our own petty squabbles. It is time to empower our politicians and move forward for the sake of France.
Goal generic support democracy.png Support The Status Quo France:
  • has the focus Government Reform icon Government Reform
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Revise Versailles icon Revise Versailles.
France gains 5% National unitynational unity. France is the cradle and protector of liberty and should remain so. If we ever wish to achieve unity again, then we must stabilize our democracy before it dwindles.
Goal generic alliance.png Little Entente France:
  • has the focus Support The Status Quo icon Support The Status Quo.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Go With Britain icon Go With Britain.
  • is fully independent.
  • is not in a faction.

Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia:

  • is either a faction leader or not in a faction at all.

The following will bypass the focus:
France:
  • is in faction with Czechoslovakia.
  • is a faction leader.
France:

If the Death or Dishonor ‘Death or Dishonor’ DLC is enabled and

If Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia is fully independent, is not in a faction and is not at war with France then:

The Little Entente, an alliance formed after the Great War to prevent aggression from Austria and Hungary to their neighbors, was supported by France, but has now began to fall apart. Instead of securing ties with Britain, we should take initiative to restore and consolidiate this faction, starting with its founders in Czechoslovakia.
Goal generic major alliance.png Invite Yugoslavia France:
  • has the focus Little Entente icon Little Entente.
  • is fully independent.

The following will bypass the focus:
At least 1 of the following: Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
  • does not exist.
  • is the subject of another country.
  • is at war with France.
  • is in a faction.
Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia the event: Invitation to French Faction. Yugoslavia has enough concerns without having to worry about expansionist neighbors. Bringing them back into the Little Entente would be a great service to both them and ourselves.
Goal generic major alliance.png Invite Romania France:
  • has the focus Invite Yugoslavia icon Invite Yugoslavia.
  • is fully independent.

The following will bypass the focus:
At least 1 of the following: Flag of Romania Romania
  • does not exist.
  • is the subject of another country.
  • is at war with France.
  • is in a faction.
Flag of Romania Romania the event: Invitation to French Faction. The Romanian democracy is fragile, caught between its internal fascist factions and Soviet communism. Bringing them into the Little Entente will allow them to retain stability with our backing.
Goal generic improve relations.png Polish Guarantee France:
  • has the focus Invite Romania icon Invite Romania.
  • is fully independent.
  • is not at war with Poland.

Flag of Poland Poland exists.

France guarantees Flag of Poland Poland. Polish diplomats have expressed concerns about the tension on their borders. A guarantee from our mighty nation should deter anyone planning an invasion.
Goal anschluss.png Go With Britain France:
  • has the focus Support The Status Quo icon Support The Status Quo.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Little Entente icon Little Entente.
  • is fully independent.
  • is democracy democratic.
  • is not at war with United Kingdom.

The Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:

  • exists.
  • is democracy democratic.

The following will bypass the focus:
France:
  • is in a faction with the United Kingdom.
  • has not completed the national focus Little Entente icon Little Entente.
The Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom gets the event: France wants to join Allies. With Russia forever changed, only France and Britain remain of the old Triple Entente. If history is doomed to repeat itself, we must ensure that these two nations, bastions of democracy and liberty in Europe, remain Allies.
Goal generic demand territory.png Strengthen Government France:
  • has the focus Little Entente icon Little Entente or Go With Britain icon Go With Britain.
France gets for 1 year the national spirit:
Strengthen Government Support icon
Strengthen Government Support

  • Weekly national unity: +0.20%
We have made plans for the following year that will meet the wishes of people in all parts of France. Show them that we are capable of action and worthy to rule France, so we can once again stand united.
Goal generic fortify city.png Defensive Strategems France:
  • has the focus Strengthen Government icon Strengthen Government.
  • has no longer the timed national spirit Strengthen Government Support icon ‘Strengthen Government Support’.
France: If we want the people of France to fight a war for us it is more important than ever that we have a clear direction. We must stop fighting amongst ourselves and fight for France and "Liberté, égalité, fraternité" instead.


Goal generic forceful treaty.png Revise Versailles France:
  • has the focus Government Reform icon Government Reform.

  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Support The Status Quo icon Support The Status Quo.
France gets a 50% research bonus for land doctrines. The Germans are already ignoring the reparations stipulated by the Versailles Treaty, showing that France no longer inspires respect. If anything, we have the right to demand more for the lives lost in the Great War, but a just treaty would require a strong France, a new France, to enforce it.
Goal support communism.png Support The Left France:
  • has the focus Revise Versailles icon Revise Versailles.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Support The Right icon Support The Right.
France gets the national spirit:
Support the Left icon
Support the Left

  • Daily Communism Support: +0.20

The news event ‘The Left Ascendant in France’ is triggered.

France has always been a strong and proud nation, but the lack of government action has divided the people. We must unite France and assert our superiority and strength to avoid succumbing to decay.
Goal generic military deal.png Republican Intervention France:
  • has the focus Support The Left icon Support The Left.

Flag of Republican Spain Republican Spain is in a civil war.
The Spanish Civil War is/was taking place.

France:
Spanish Civil War intervention icon
Spanish Civil War intervention

  • Divisions required for sending volunteer force: −50%
  • Send volunteers tension limit: −50%

Flag of Republican Spain Republican Spain gets the opinion modifier:

  • Republican Intervention (Opinion.png +50 Opinion) towards France.

Flag of Nationalist Spain Nationalist Spain gets the opinion modifier:

  • Republican Intervention (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
Republican Spain needs our help!
Anyone willing to fight for the cause should be allowed to. We cannot allow another fascist regime to gain ground.
Goal generic propaganda.pngLeftist Rhetoric France:
  • has the focus Support The Left icon Support The Left.
Maurice Thorez.png Maurice Thorez available as political advisor which grants +0.10 Daily Communism Support.

All countries with more than 30 factories that:

  • are communism communist get the opinion modifier:
    • Leftist Rhetoric (Opinion.png +30 Opinion) towards France.
  • are democracy democratic get the opinion modifier:
    • Leftist Rhetoric (Opinion.png –10 Opinion) towards France.
  • are fascism fascist get the opinion modifier:
    • Leftist Rhetoric (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
The goal is clear. Equality for all. We do not want capitalist interests in french politics. It is imperative that we give optimal conditions for our communist organizations to flourish.
Goal generic allies build infantry.png National Mobilization France:
  • has the focus Leftist Rhetoric icon Leftist Rhetoric.
  • is communism communist or has more than 40% support for the communism ‘Parti Communiste Francais’.
France:
National Mobilization icon
National Mobilization

  • Recruitable Population: 1%
  • Division Recovery Rate: +10%
We finally have a government capable of taking action. Now it is time to strengthen our army and be prepared to fight for France.
Goal generic dangerous deal.png Humanité Unie France:
  • has the focus National Mobilization icon National Mobilization.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Join Comintern icon Join Comintern.
  • is fully independent.
France get the rule: Yes ‘Can Create Factions’. The fat bankers and the powerhungry demagogues are strengthening their bloody grip on the world. With each passing day we see free men enslaved and the world plunged further into crisis, created by the greed of the individual. French ideals are needed more than ever! Humanity needs us and we need to unite humanity!
Goal support communism.png Join Comintern France:
  • has the focus National Mobilization icon National Mobilization.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Humanite Unie icon Humanite Unie.
  • is fully independent.
  • is not in a faction.
  • is not at war.
  • is communism communist or has a support greater than 40% for the communism ‘Parti Communiste Francais’.

The Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:

  • exists.
  • is communism communist.
  • is a faction leader.

The following will bypass the focus:
France is in a faction with the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union.
The Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union gets the event: ‘France wants to join the Comintern.’. With enemies everywhere we turn, we need to strengthen our position with some powerful allies. Our ties with the Comintern has grown stronger and it is time to dedicate ourselves fully to their cause.
Goal support fascism.png Support The Right France:
  • has the focus Revise Versailles icon Revise Versailles.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Support The Left icon Support The Left.
France gets the national spirit:
Support the Right icon
Support the Right

  • Daily Fascism Support: +0.2

The news event ‘The Right Ascendant in France’ is triggered.

France has always been a strong and proud nation, but the lack of government action has divided the people. We must unite France and assert our superiority and strength to avoid succumbing to decay.
Goal generic military deal.png Nationalist Intervention France:
  • has the focus Support The Right icon Support The Right.

Flag of Republican Spain Republican Spain is in a civil war.
The Spanish Civil War is/was taking place.

France:
Spanish Civil War intervention icon
Spanish Civil War intervention

  • Divisions required for sending volunteer force: −50%
  • Send volunteers tension limit: −50%

Flag of Nationalist Spain Nationalist Spain gets the opinion modifier:

  • Nationalist Intervention (Opinion.png +50 Opinion) towards France.

Flag of Republican Spain Republican Spain gets the opinion modifier

  • Nationalist Intervention (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
The Nationalists are finally gaining ground in Spain. Their cause is a righteous one and anyone willing to fight for them should be allowed to.
Goal generic propaganda.png Right Wing Rhetoric France:
  • has the focus Support The Right icon Support The Right.
Marcel Bucard.png Marcel Bucard available as political advisor which grants +0.10 Daily Fascism Support.

All countries with more than 30 factories that:

  • are fascism fascist get the opinion modifier:
    • Right Wing Rhetoric (Opinion.png +30 Opinion) towards France.
  • are democracy democratic get the opinion modifier:
    • Right Wing Rhetoric (Opinion.png –10 Opinion) towards France.
  • are communism communist get the opinion modifier:
    • Right Wing Rhetoric (Opinion.png –50 Opinion) towards France.
We must focus on reaching every French and lift their national spirit. Show them that we can be the powerful leaders they need and they will become proud citizens of our glourious nation.
Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Army of Aggression France:
  • has the focus Right Wing Rhetoric icon Right Wing Rhetoric.
  • is fascism fascist or has more than 40% support for the fascism ‘Mouvement Franciste’.
France:
Army of Aggression icon
Army of Aggression

  • Division Organization: +5
  • Justify war goal time: −25%

If the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom is the leader of a faction with France then France leaves this faction.

We can no longer sit behind an obsolete wall, while our enemies run rampant across Europe. It is time to strengthen our army and push our borders to ensure France continues to be a grand nation.
Goal generic attack allies.png France First France:
  • has the focus Army of Aggression icon Army of Aggression.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Join Germany icon Join Germany.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Woo Italy icon Woo Italy.
  • is fully independent.
France gets the rule Yes Can Create Factions. We are France! Victors of the Great War! Saviours of Europe! We are home of the greatest thinkers this world has seen. Too many nations seek to plunge the world into chaos. We are needed, and we will heed the call. We will take the helm, weather the storm, and steer humanity to safety under our rule!
Goal tripartite pact.png Woo Italy France:
  • has the focus Army of Aggression icon Army of Aggression.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus France First icon France First.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Join Germany icon Join Germany.
  • is fully independent.
  • is not at war with Flag of Italy Italy.
  • is fascism fascist or has more than 40% support for the fascism ‘Mouvement Franciste’.
  • is a faction leader or is not in a faction.

Flag of Italy Italy:

  • exists.
  • is not in a faction.
  • is fascism fascist.
  • is fully independent.
Flag of Italy Italy gets the event ‘Join the French faction.’. Italy has the potential to become a powerful nation. Thanks to the strong leadership of Mussolini the people of Italy are united and ready to fight for the right cause. Let that cause be ours.
Goal support fascism.png Join Germany France:
  • has the focus Army of Aggression icon Army of Aggression.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus France First icon France First.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Woo Italy icon Woo Italy.
  • is fully independent.
  • is not at war with Germany.
  • is not in a faction.
  • is fascism fascist or has more than 40% support for the fascism ‘Mouvement Franciste’.

Flag of German Reich German Reich:

  • exists.
  • is not in a faction.
  • is fascism fascist.
  • is a faction leader
Flag of German Reich German Reich gets the event ‘France wants to join our faction’. The German Reich is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Their vision of a better future can be aligned with our interests. We should support them and once the dust settles France will get its rightful piece of Europe.

Navy and air force branch[edit]

Navy iconAir iconImproved Screen ShipsCapital Ship iconCarrier iconFighter iconBomber iconNaval DoctrineCAS iconHeavy Fighter iconAir DoctrineHeavy Bomber iconNaval Bomber iconFRA_NF_Navy Air.jpgFRA NF Navy Air.jpg

Navy and air force branch of the French national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic navy cruiser.png Improved Screen Ships France:
  • has the focus Navy Focus icon Navy Focus.
France: Destroyers and Lighter Cruisers play a key role in defending our heavier Battleships or Carriers. If we lose our line of defense at sea we risk all ships and men. We must make sure our ships are built with the latest technology.
Goal generic navy battleship.png Capital Ship Focus France:
  • has the focus Navy Focus icon Navy Focus.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Carrier Focus icon Carrier Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for battleship or battlecruiser models. Improving the design of our Battleships would lead to great tactical advantages. With their range and power uncontested, no one will be able to outrun their guns.
Goal generic navy carrier.png Carrier Focus France:
  • has the focus Navy Focus icon Navy Focus.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Capital Ship Focus icon Capital Ship Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for carrier models. Naval theorists have directed our attention to our outdated Carriers. They have suggestions on how Carriers can be further utilized if development is pushed in the right direction. Real progress cannot be made without our full support.
Goal generic CAS.png CAS Focus France:
  • has the focus Carrier Focus icon Carrier Focus or Fighter Focus icon Fighter Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for close air support models. Planes which provide support for our land forces and ships have been a very efficient addition at a relatively small investment. These planes now have several suggested improvements. Our engineers can develop the next generation of support aircraft.
Goal generic build airforce.png Air Focus None
The following will bypass the focus:
France does not own a state with at least 2 free building slots for Air baseair bases.
France gains 25 Air experienceair experience.
2 Air baseair base levels in 3 random states that:
  • are owned and controlled by France,
  • have at least 2 free air base building slots.
Time has come to expand on our Airforce! Plans have already been made to start construction of new Air Bases to support a big increase in both personnel and aircraft.
Goal generic air fighter.png Fighter Focus France:
  • has the focus Air Focus icon Air Focus.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Bomber Focus icon Bomber Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for fighter models. Some revolutionary civilian engineering can be applied on our Fighters to improve their speed, range and max altitude. We need to focus on this if we want to keep up with the advancements made by others.
Goal generic air fighter2.png Heavy Fighter Focus France:
  • has the focus Fighter Focus icon Fighter Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for heavy fighter models. Our Heavy Fighters must be able to support the more vulnerable bomber airplanes. This requires heavier armament and longer range at the cost of some speed.
Goal generic air bomber.png Bomber Focus France:
  • has the focus Air Focus icon Air Focus.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Fighter Focus icon Fighter Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for tactical bomber models. Air support is an important part of both our defensive and offensive capabilities. If we focus our efforts on developing fast, more agile and accurate bombers we will maintain an edge in any land battle.
Goal generic occupy start war.png Heavy Bomber Focus France:
  • has the focus Bomber Focus icon Bomber Focus.
France gets a 50% research bonus for strategic bomber models. Modern heavy bombers will be armed to handle lesser aerial skirmishes on their own. If we allow our engineers to focus on developing the newest technology we will have a better chance of destroying enemy production facilities.
Goal generic air doctrine.png Air Doctrine France:
  • has the focus Fighter Focus icon Fighter Focus or Bomber Focus icon Bomber Focus.
France: We have gained enough experience to test new theories in air warfare at a faster pace. This will allow us to explore new tactical and strategic possibilities. Air combat is the key in modern warfare.