La Fayette participates in commemorations of Franco-American friendship

September 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – On September 23, 2018, the guard of honor of the frigate La Fayette participated in the 56 th Franco-American Navy Day “Amiral de Grasse ‘in Grasse (06). These included honoring Admiral François Joseph Paul de Grasse, commander of the French squadron who won the Chesapeake Bay (United States) in 1781 and other French war heroes. American Independence, the Marquis de La Fayette and the Count de Rochambeau. The ceremony took place on the Honoré Cresp course with a rise of American and French colors,…

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Pacific Ocean: alongside 42 nations, 35 ships and 27 aircraft, the group “Jeanne d’Arc” participates in exercise Komodo 2018

Google Translation Deployed in the Pacific Ocean as part of the 2018 “Jeanne d’Arc” mission, the Dixmude command and projection building (BPC) and the Surcouf frigate joined the 42 nations, 35 vessels and 27 aircraft participating in the naval exercise. Komodo multinational organized by Indonesia from 4 to 9 May off the island of Lombok. This exercise brought together numerous nautical and air resources designed to reinforce the mechanisms and synergies of regional cooperation in the event of a humanitarian disaster and to confirm the interoperability of the various navies…

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New heroin seizure for FS La Fayette

Google Translation The stealthy frigate La Fayette seized 260 kg of heroin on May 11 in the Indian Ocean. Placed under the operational control of the commander of the Indian Ocean Maritime Zone (Alindian), the frigate was in direct support of Combined Task Force 150 , a naval task force fighting the Indian Ocean terrorist networks. With the help of a Falcon Marine and his Panther helicopter , the frigate La Fayette located the dhow and then interrogated by VHF. In the absence of consistent responses and identifiable flag, the…

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FS La Fayette Seizes 413 Kilos of Heroin in the Indian Ocean

On April 11, French frigate La Fayette seized more than 400kg of heroin. Under operational control of the commander of the Indian Ocean Maritime Zone, Rear Admiral Piaton, the frigate has been deployed since the end of March in direct support of Combined Task Force 150, a naval task force fighting the terrorist networks in the Indian Ocean. Thanks to the daily intelligence work carried out by the Alindien staff and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), a dhow suspected of trafficking in drugs was identified and prosecuted by La Fayette…

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La Fayette pays homage to Dague in Montenegro

Google Translation During a stopover in Bar, Montenegro, FS La Fayette La Fayette paid tribute to the 38 sailors of the destroyer Dague dead to France during the First World War. The destroyer Dagger , who entered the active service in 1912, was engaged in the conflict in August 1914 to participate in the blockade of Otranto. On February 24, 1915, after having participated in the dredging of the entrance channel of Antivari, today the town of Bar, Dague flows after having jumped on Austro-Hungarian mines. The latter escorted a…

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FS La Fayette Joins NATO’s SNMG2

Google Translation On September 7, 2017, FLF La Fayette sailed from Toulon to join NATO’s Standing Nato Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). She joined the English ships HMS Duncan and HMS Diamond, as well as the frigate Limnos of the Greek Navy. On September 7, 2017, FLF La Fayette sailed from Toulon to join NATO’s Standing Nato Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). She joined the English ships HMS Duncan and HMS Diamond, as well as the frigate Limnos of the Greek Navy. On the program, many common exercises at sea such as…

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La Fayette in Odessa March 26th

Today, March 26, 2015, a protocol meeting was held in Odessa City Council. The Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic in Ukraine Mr. Alain Remy and the commander of the French frigate «La Fayette» the Captain of the 2nd Rank Mr. Makar Uk. The meeting was held on the occasion of French frigate’s entering in Odessa.  According to the press center of the Command of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, it is planned to share experiences between the personnel of…

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