Late on Saturday, the Charles de Gaulle arrived at the Eastern Mediterranean shore, from where it will launch bombing raids on ISIL targets in Syria.
"The aircraft carrier will be ready for a mission [in Syria] from Monday," Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
The Europe1 radio station also reported that the French aircraft carrier has already established communication with the Russian military.
Earlier this week, Paris said it expected anti-terror assistance from the rest of the European Union.
In turn, Belgium and the United Kingdom pledged ships to sail with the task force, while Ireland offered to boost its troop numbers in a UN-led peacekeeping mission in Mali to allow France to redeploy soldiers elsewhere, if needed.
France's deployment of aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle adds significant strike capability to anti-ISIL coalition pic.twitter.com/NtScySLYDX— US Mission to NATO (@USNATO) 19 ноября 2015
On November 13, terrorists attacked several venues around Paris, killing 130 people and leaving over 350 more injured. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
Hollande's anti-terrorism measures have been agreed with the UN Security Council.
France is part of a coalition of 65 countries that are bombing Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq, acting without the permission of local authorities.