FS L’Aigle & Sagittaire Depart for Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf

February 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of February 3, 2019, the freighter Trina sailed from the Brest Naval Base with the two Tripartite Mine Hunters (CMT) L’Aigle and Sagittaire on board. A few days earlier, on January 24, the two mine hunters had sailed on the cargo ship Trina for a four-month deployment in the Arabian Gulf (GAP) and Indian Ocean. This is the fourth time that the Navy has chosen this innovative mode of transport for mine hunters. Thus, the two mine hunters of about 600…

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Brest blasting of 33 explosive devices by L’Aigle

Google Translation March 14, 2017 – On 9 March 2017, the Tripartite Minesweeper (CMT) L’Aigle neutralized in the roadstead of Brest 33 explosive devices, equivalent to 390 kg of TNT. They were discovered on February 8th in the Brest gully. This operation, initially scheduled on 23 February with a counter-mining in Camaret Bay, had been postponed due to bad weather conditions. Only the first phase of preparation of the transport of the devices could be carried out. The neutralization took place in two stages. In the morning, from 8:30 am…

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