Jean Bart Joins USS John C Stennis Escort

May 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 1 st May 2019, the anti-aircraft frigate (FAA) Jean Bart sailed from Marseilles and joined the escort of the US aircraft carrier battle group of the USS John C. Stennis . This escort started as soon as they left the Mediterranean theater and continued to the Straits of Gibraltar. Last month, the carrier group had already been joined by a French ship. Between the Suez Canal and Marseille, it was the Frigate Multi-mission (FREMM) Languedoc that had been integrated into his escort from…

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Indian Ocean: joint exercises between FS Jean Bart and ESPS Rayo

Google Translation On Friday, November 17, 2017, the frigate Jean Bart was on patrol in the Gulf of Aden. Taking advantage of the proximity of the Spanish patrol P42 Rayo, she performed with him a series of exercises combining tactical maneuver and operational technique. In parallel, an exchange of personnel took place between the two units. This opportunity training has put into practice many operational skills and sealed the interoperability between our two navies currently deployed in the Indian Ocean with common operational objectives. During the day, the passage of…

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EUNAVFOR Teams Up With CTF 150 in Gulf of Aden

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and EUNAVFOR Task Forces have conducted recent exercises off the coast of Yemen, in the Gulf of Aden, as part of ongoing cooperation and partnership work in the region. CMF’s Task Force CTF150 has a mandate to deny the free use of the high seas to networks supporting terrorism in the wider Indian Ocean; EUNAVFOR’s CTF465 has a mandate (since 2008) to conduct counter piracy operations off the coast of Somalia. Although they have a different focus and aim, both missions complement each other as they…

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USS Shoup Builds Multinational Partnerships During Intrepid Sentinel

A multinational trio of ships conducted the trilateral exercise Intrepid Sentinel in the Gulf of Oman, Oct. 20-21. The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86), the U.K. Royal Navy’s Duke-class frigate HMS Monmouth (F 235), and the French Marine Nationale’s anti-air destroyer FS Jean Bart (D 615) participated in the exercise. Intrepid Sentinel is designed to increase interoperability between the three nations and reduce response time to establish a coordinated international maritime coalition with in order to counter the complex challenges in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of…

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The Force Gabian 17.1

Google Translation March 17, 2017 – Nearly 1,000 soldiers serving some 20 units of the French Navy and the Air Force took part, at sea and in the air, in the first “Gabian” exercise of the year 2017. Is held in the Mediterranean from 6 to 10 March 2017. The Cassard and Jean Bart anti-aircraft frigates , the La Fayette Aconit and Surcouf frigates , the Marne command and supply building, and the Lyre and Capricorne mine fighters carried out over 250 military and logistical exercises of all types, Of…

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