Exercise Blue Cedar off Lebanon

June 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – From June 17 to 22, the amphibious helicopter carrier Diksmuide and the La Fayette Guépratte- type frigate will participate in the “Blue Cedar” amphibious exercise, off Lebanon. Blue Cedar is a punctual exercise that is part of the bilateral cooperation between France and Lebanon. The complex scenario combines an amphibious deployment with air-land maneuvers. In 2019, the volume of force is unprecedented with nearly 1,000 French and Lebanese soldiers from the navies and armies of the two countries. Cedar Bleu contributes to the tactical…

Read More