FS Cassard Rescues 12 From MV Durban Queen

November 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, November 20, the Cassard anti-aircraft frigate, engaged in the Arab-Persian Gulf, rescued 12 shipwrecked. In the late morning, the frigate prepares for a refueling at sea when she catches a distress message from a nearby commercial building, the Durban Queen . The ship is quickly spotted, seven nautical miles, or about 13 km. Under the operational control of the commander of the Indian Ocean maritime zone, the Cassard prepares to intervene and takes off his helicopter, a Panther from the 36F flotilla,…

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Flotilla 36F inaugurates its Wall of Fame

September 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – On September 19, 2018, Flotilla 36F inaugurated its hunting board entitled ” Wall of Fame ” which lists the great missions that have marked the spirits of the sailors of the sky since its creation in 1995. More than 180 operations highlighted since 1995 Between operations to fight against drug trafficking, piracy, illegal fishing or maritime rescue missions through the release of hostages, more than 180 operations are highlighted. Among them, one can quote the remarkable intervention in June 2008 on a sailboat where…

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