FS D’Entrecasteaux Conducts Patrol of New Caledonia EEZ

October 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – On September 21, the building of support and assistance in overseas (BSAOM) Entrecasteaux of the Armed Forces of New Caledonia (FANC), set sail to conduct a mission of nearly three weeks in the economic zone exclusive (ZEE) of New Caledonia. The main objective of this patrol is to ensure the protection of French maritime…

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FS D’Entrecasteaux Exercises With Australian Amphibious Group

July 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Monday, July 27, off New Caledonia, the BSAOM D’Entrecasteaux carried out exercises at sea with the Australian amphibious group made up of the landing ship HMAS Choules and the mine hunter HMAS Huon . After a series of tactical evolutions and radio procedures, the Hat-trick helicopter (MRH90, Australian navy version of the NH90)…

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French Navy HADR Assistance to Vanuatu After Cyclone Harold

April 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Following the passage of tropical cyclone HAROLD over Vanuatu, the armed forces in New Caledonia transported more than eleven tonnes of humanitarian cargo by sea. This operation was carried out in conjunction with the High Commission of the Republic in New Caledonia, the French Embassy in Port Vila and the territorial delegation of the…

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