Amerigo Vespucci in the Norwegian Fjords

August 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – After stopping in the Irish port of Dublin , the training ship Amerigo Vespucci continues its campaign to the Norwegian port of Bergen . Norway is also referred to as the ” country of the fjords ” due to the presence of these numerous stretches of sea that often creep very deeply into the hinterland, dominated on both sides by majestic mountains and enchanting verdant landscapes. On board the students of the Naval Academy of the first year continue their education campaign, experiencing more…

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Mission accomplished for FS Provence

Google Translation On March 15, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Provence crossed the passes of the port of Brest after two months of mission in the Far North. Since her departure last January, she has traveled more than 10,000 kilometers in the English Channel, North Atlantic, Baltic Sea and Norway. It has thus developed its interoperability with the navies and allied countries of the zone. This deployment was an opportunity, for example, to work on common procedures and tactics with the Danes, Germans, British, Dutch and Norwegians, to increase the knowledge…

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FS Provence in Exercise Dynamic Guard

Google Translation On 12 February, the “Provence” multi-mission frigate (FREMM) and 13 other NATO frigates sailed from Bergen to intercept a submarine cruising in the North Sea, seeking to infiltrate the Norwegian fjords. It is the objective of exercise TG18.1 which allows to train, as every year, the future commanders of submarines Norwegian, Dutch or British. TG 18.1 is a large exercise involving nearly 5,000 Norwegian, French, Spanish, Polish, German, Canadian, Australian and Danish sailors. Its “electronic warfare” component (fight field dedicated to the interception, jamming and emission of radar…

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