Arrival of the TAAF Prefect on FS Champlain

March 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 21 February 2019, the Prefect and Senior Administrator of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF) Evelyne Decorps boarded the Champlain on the occasion of her return to the naval base at Port des Galets. Accompanied by the commander of the naval base and the chief of staff of the armed forces of the southern Indian Ocean (FAZSOI), this was his first visit since taking office on 30 October 2018. This highly symbolic visit took place on the return of the Champlain’s first…

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FS Dumont d’Urville Delivered

January 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – On January 16, 2019 in Brest, CA Catard, an organic deputy in Brest of the admiral commanding the Naval Action Force, was aboard the BSAOM Dumont d’Urville to pronounce the passage of the vessel from civilian status to that of military. Marked by the first lifting of the colors, this ceremony was also the occasion of the presentation of pennant to the unit and the taking of command of the CC Matthieu Graff. Chance of the calendar? This ceremony coincided with the 77th anniversary…

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