French Take on Cassard’s Time With Stennis CSG

January 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – Since December 30, 2018, the Cassard anti-aircraft frigate has been integrated into the Carrier Strike Group3 (CSG3) and is escorting the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean (ALINDIEN) area of ​​operations. The frigate thus participated, from 15 to 17 January 2019, in an operational preparation called Intrepid Sentinel. The maneuver included the USS aircraft carrier John C. Stennis, American frigates USS Mobile Bay and USS Spruance, Australian frigate HMAS Ballarat, and British frigate HMS Dragon. It was intended to enhance…

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Pearl of the West 2018

November 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – On November 26, 2018, the Cassard anti-aircraft frigate (AAF) departed from the port of Kuwait City, where she had docked four days earlier, to begin a series of maneuvers with the Kuwaiti Navy as part of her participation in the bilateral exercise Pearl of the West. At sea, the Cassard is joined by a patrol boat, the Qarroh and two Kuwaitian speedboats, the Al-Bateel 4 and 10. The buildings are grouped in the formation ordered by the Cassard according to joint procedures before proceeding…

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FS Courbet Works With US Navy and Coast Guard in Arabian Gulf

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – From October 15 to November 12, 2018, in the Arabian-Persian Gulf, the light stealth frigate (FLF) Courbet joined Task Force 55 (TF55), under US command. His mission was to escort American ships and conduct various mutual training at sea to maintain interoperability with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard. Throughout its period of operations in the Arabian Gulf, several American liaison officers have succeeded aboard the Courbet to facilitate the exchange of information with the TF55 and to streamline the planning and…

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