FS Floreal Employing EDAU for Boarding Teams

November 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of the Enduring Freedom mission within the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 , the surveillance frigate (FS) Floréal is increasing the number of visit operations in a particular health context due to COVID-19. The sailors therefore put in place a specially developed protocol to allow operations to continue in complete safety. Equipped…

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Floreal on Southern Indian Ocean Patrol

September 22, 2020 (Google Translation) –  On September 6, 2020, the surveillance frigate Floréal left its base port at Pointe des Galets in Reunion Island for a dual mission of surveillance and the fight against illicit trafficking in the southern Indian Ocean. His patrol took him off Tromelin, Glorieuses, the Geyser and Zelée banks, and their respective exclusive economic zones (EEZs…

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FS Floréal Helicopter MEDEVACs Merchant Ship Crewmember in Indian Ocean

April 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – Monday April 20, 2020, the Regional Operational Center for Surveillance and Rescue (CROSS) Réunion called on the Armed Forces in the Southern Indian Ocean Zone (FAZSOI) and the Panther helicopter of the 36F detachment assigned to the frigate of Floréal monitoring for medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) on the bulk carrier type AVALON at 70 nautical…

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FS Floreal Fishery Patrol Near Glorious Archipeligo

February 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 21, 2020, continuing its surveillance mission in the southern Indian Ocean zone (FAZSOI), the surveillance frigate (FS) Floréal intercepted a fishing vessel without flag in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Glorious Islands , near the Leven bench. Detected by the Panther on- board helicopter , the ten-meter-long ship was intercepted…

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