La Glorieuse and a Gardian take part in Operation Kuru Kuru 2018

October 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – From October 1st to 12th, 2018, La Glorieuse was deployed in the area of ​​permanent responsibility of the Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC) to participate in the Kuru Kuru regional fisheries control operation 2018, coordinated from the regional fisheries surveillance center (RFSC) based in Honiara (Solomon Islands). The forces of twenty-one nations took part in this operation, which oversaw a large part of the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of the South Pacific countries. La Glorieuse has thus patrolled international waters between Vanuatu and…

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New Zealand hosts conventional weapons conference

New Zealand is hosting 14 Pacific countries at the Pacific Conference on Conventional Weapons Treaties in Auckland from 12 to 14 February. New Zealand’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Fletcher Tabuteau, formally welcomed delegates to the Conference with a reception in Auckland. “The Conference provides an opportunity to reinforce the importance our region places on enhancing human security and protecting our peoples from harm,” said Mr Tabuteau. “It further reaffirms the role that the Pacific can play in protecting and strengthening global norms and in advancing the scope and span…

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USS Michael Murphy arrives in Solomon Islands

February 10, 2017 – The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Honiara for a goodwill port visit, Feb. 10. Ship visits like this create opportunities for the United States and Pacific Island nations to strengthen security cooperation and ensure a safer and more prosperous future for the region. While in Honiara, Michael Murphy Commanding Officer Cmdr. Robert A. Heely Jr. will meet with Forum Fisheries Agencies and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. Michael Murphy will also conduct a memorial ceremony, Feb. 11, to honor the Sailors, Marines,…

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