FS La Résolue Returns from Patrol

February 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – After three weeks at sea, the Antilles-Guyane (PAG) patrol boat La Résolue returned to the naval base of Dégrad-des-Cannes, after having accomplished its mission of the fight against illegal fishing in cooperation with the Armed Forces of Suriname and Guyana. The Resolue patrolled an area of ​​332 000 km2 off the Guiana Shield, an area equivalent to half of mainland France. ” The French West Indies Guiana patrol is particularly well suited to long-time patrols on the Guiana Shield. Its modern capabilities allow us…

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Fish Poachers Nabbed off Guyana

Google Translation On June 5, 2018, engaged in the fight against illegal fishing, two Guinean light patrol boats La Resolue and La Confiance and the maritime patrol boat Organabo of the Maritime Gendarmerie have detected the presence of several tapouilles in illegal fishing action off the coast. Guyana. After a quick analysis of the situation, supported by a Fennec helicopter from Air Base 367, it was decided to carry out a check on one of them. At the arrival of the visiting teams, the suspicious tapouille cut her nets and…

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The Big Easy Kicks off Navy Week

The “Big Easy” will host ships from three navies including the flagship, the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during New Orleans Navy Week with a week-long series of community outreach events, April 19-25. The celebration offers an opportunity for the citizens of New Orleans to meet and interact with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. “The sea services belong to the American people,” said Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two. “NOLA Navy Week is a great opportunity to demonstrate to visitors who the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S.…

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