Six Floreal Sailors Assist in Mauritius Vehicle Incident

October 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – In early October 2019, while they were in free time, six sailors from the surveillance frigate (FS) Floréal intervened on a serious road accident in the town of Grand Bay in Mauritius. On the night of October 5 to 6, a car with eight passengers on board got off the road and violently hit the wall of a restaurant. The six sailors immediately rushed to the scene. Mostly members of the Security Brigade, they provided first aid to the victims and secured the area,…

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Australia Deploys P-8A to IMSC in the Middle East

October 18, 2019 – A Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircraft has arrived in the Middle East in support of the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC). Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the P-8A’s advanced surveillance capabilities will provide a modest but meaningful contribution. “The P-8A will work alongside our coalition partners to ensure the safe passage of merchant vessels through the region, boost security and provide an advanced maritime patrol and surveillance capability,” Minister Reynolds said. “This is the first time the P-8A aircraft…

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