Courbet in Joint Exercise off Djibouti

November 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – Deployed in the Indian Ocean since August 2018, the frigate Courbet took advantage of her operational release in Djibouti from 19 to 21 November, to carry out several exercises including a Tarpon exercise with the French forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDj), before leaving the area by the straits of Bab El-Mandeb. Complex exercise involving many means, the Tarpon is to project on a building to the sea a commando detachment parachuted with his equipment, to meet an urgent need. Such a maneuver saves forces…

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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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FS Courbet trains with Egyptian GOWIND

August 17, 2018 (Google Translation) – After leaving Toulon on July 30, 2018 for an operational mission in the Indian Ocean, the type frigate La Fayette Courbet concluded her first week of sea training with the corvette El Fateh of the Egyptian Navy. This last training before the crossing of the Suez Canal made it possible to carry out various exercises, contributing to the reinforcement of the interoperability with this marine partner. After a first briefing, the morning allowed to finalize the training program, then to set up liaison officers…

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Jeanne d’Arc 2017 Arrives in Mumbai

Google Translation April 10, 2017 – As part of the second operational release of the Jeanne d’Arc 2017 mission, Bombay opened its doors to the amphibious group consisting of the Mistral Projection and Command Building (BPC) and the Courbet Frigate Légère Furtive (FLF) . After a docking at the end of the morning, BP Mistral had the honor of welcoming high Indian authorities including Mr. Srivastava, representative of the services of the Indian Prime Minister. This meeting symbolizes the importance of the arrival of the group Joan of Arc in…

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Google Translation March 18, 2017 – Stopping at Djibouti as part of the “Jeanne d’Arc 2017” mission, the frigate Courbet set sail on 16 March 2017 to integrate the Atalanta operation, under the operational control of Alindien, and to go off the coast of Somalia after The attack by alleged pirates of the oil tanker “Aris 13”. Arrived in the area the next morning, the Aris 13, released in the night, is relocated by the Dauphin helicopter of the frigate during a reconnaissance flight. The Courbet then made a first…

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