CORYMBE: Dakar stopover and maritime patrol with Senegal

February 14, 2019 (Google Translation) – Left from Toulon on January 21st, Task Group 451.04, composed of the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Mistral and the high-sea patrol officer (PHM) Commander Birot, arrived in Dakar on January 30th. The mission relief Corymbe of the High Seaman Commandant Blaison was formalized during the ” transfer of authority ” (TOA) between the commanders of the vessels during which Captain Sebastien received the totem of the mission. The program of this first stop was dense and allowed to regenerate the buildings while supporting the…

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FS Mistral Deploys to Gulf of Guinea

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – Monday, January 21, the Amphibious Helicopter (PHA) Mistral sailed from Toulon to join the 145 mandate of the mission Corymbe in the Gulf of Guinea. The week before his departure was devoted to the preparation of the mission, including the finalization of its logistics dimension with many loads of food, ammunition, equipment, humanitarian freight, shipments of detachments, etc. On the occasion of a reception, whose main purpose was the wishes addressed by the commander to the families of the crew, the objectives of this…

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Operation Corymbe: Commandant Bouan Trains Mauritanian Sailors

From 17 to 20 August 2017, High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Bouan led the Operational Training Periods (IOPs) to the benefit of twenty-six sailors of the Mauritanian armed forces. These IOPs, organized at the port of Nouadhibou (Mauritania), brought together several types of training: ship visit and search operations, training in the field of on-board Theoretical and followed by a complete safety exercise) and presentation by the divers of the equipment and methods of diving of the Navy. The Operational Training Periods aim at maintaining and increasing the skills of…

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