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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Bougainville First Visit to Australes

Google Translation March 7, 2017 – From 2 to 17 February 2017, the Bougainville multi-mission building (B2M) carried out its first mission in the Australes archipelago. During these fortnight, the new building and its crew went into contact with the population. For its first operational deployment, crew B of Bougainville left its port base for a duration of two weeks in order to sail in the Polynesian archipelago of the Australes located more than 600 km to the South of Tahiti. The mission was devoted to the surveillance of the…

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