Return mission Passion 2017 for the Bougainville

Google Translation On November 25, 2017, after almost 3 months spent driving the Passion 2017 mission, the Bougainville multi-mission building (B2M) docked at 9am at the Papeete naval base. Starting on September 4, 2017, crew B of the ship, commanded by Lieutenant Alexis Gollnisch, crisscrossed the Eastern Pacific during a three-part mission. The first part of the mission was devoted to the assertion of French sovereignty over the island and the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Clipperton . The crew, reinforced by the NEDEX (Neutralization, Removal, Destruction of Explosive Devices)…

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FS Bougainville on a Sovereignty Mission in Clipperton

Google Translation After a Papeete outfit on September 4, 2017, crew B of the Bougainville multi-mission building (B2M) completed the first part of its mission “Passion 2017”, which consisted of exercising French sovereignty over Clipperton, isolated and uninhabited island of the North Pacific. Possession of France since its definitive attribution in 1931, Clipperton is placed under the responsibility of the High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia. The Bougainville was initially carried out the pyrotechnic depollution of a stock of ammunition abandoned by the Americans on the atoll of…

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