Atlantique 2 Operations During Operation Chammal

September 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – Engaged at the proposed air base (BAP) in the Levant in the “support” pillar of the Chammal operation, the Atlantic Marine 2 detachment of the French Navy actively participated in the fight against Daech during a recent 8-hour mission. On the eve of the mission, Lieutenant Laurent, Captain of the Atlantic 2 Detachment and…

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Operation Inherent Resolve Deployment Returns to France

May 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – An Atlantic 2 detachment , deployed since February at the proposed air base (BAP) in the Levant, completed its mission on May 6th. Two aircraft succeeded on the BAP totaling 23 reconnaissance and surveillance missions and more than 200 hours of flight. Atlantic 2 contributed to the intelligence component of the operation. Usually dedicated…

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Duty on the Atlantique 2

March 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The sailor Franck engaged in November 2017 in the Navy. He is currently participating in his first overseas operation at the airbase planned in the Levant. After a bachelor’s degree in international transport management, Franck crossed the doors of the information and recruitment center of the armies of Marseille. After a period of military…

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Second Deployment of the Year for Atlantique 2 in Niamey

October 25, 2018 (Google Translation) – Since the beginning of October, an Atlantic 2 maritime patrol aircraft (ATL2) of the 21F fleet has been deployed at the proposed Niamey airbase. This is his second deployment in 2018 as part of Operation Barkhane. Regularly committed to the benefit of Operation Barkhane in the Sahelo Saharan Strip (BSS), the ATL2 makes it…

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Atlantic 2, a true multipurpose platform

October 5, 2018 (Google Translation) – An Atlantic 2 detachment has just completed a deployment at the proposed air base in Jordan. He took part in the fight against Daesh. The Atlantic 2 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (ATL 2) is specifically designed for anti-submarine warfare. Thanks to his abilities, he participates in the control of the air-sea environment in an area…

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Naval aeronautics: Franco-British training off Brest

September 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – On September 18, 2018, training between the Royal Navy and the sailors of the sky took place off Pointe Finistère. An Atlantic 2 Flotilla 23F , 2 Rafale Marine Flotilla 12F and the British frigate HMS Dragon , took advantage of this mission to conduct a joint exercise of anti-ship. Taking off, Atlantic 2…

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Atlantique 2 (ATL2) Returns From Jordan

Google Translation Thursday, January 11, 2018, the maritime patrol aircraft Atlantique 2 (ATL2) and his crew made their first mission intelligence of the year from the deployed air base in Jordan. After a few weeks of absence, the “sea of ​​heaven” are back on the deployed air base in Jordan since January 9. “Re-posting and prepare the first mission in…

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