West Indies: Training for the State Action Division at Sea

November 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – Monday, October 15, at the initiative of the Division of “Action of the State at Sea” (AEM) of the Armed Forces in the West Indies (FAA), a training to the Organization of Civil Security Response (ORSEC) Maritime having for theme assistance to a ship in difficulty took place at the open bay of Fort-de-France in Martinique. The scenario of this training foresaw the impossibility for the ship in difficulty to quickly solve a damage. The delegate of the Government for the Action of the…

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Tonnerre Departs Toulon for West Indies

Google Translation On the night of September 12 to 13, 2017, the Tonnerre Projection and Command Building (BPC) departed Toulon after completing its loading during the night. The second largest ship of the French Navy after the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, it will project to the West Indies emergency reconstruction capacities. On board aboard are military personnel and means of the three armies and services of the armed forces, but also persons of the different administrations engaged in the relief operations. In total, more than 500 men and women…

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Hurricane IRMA: French Navy committed to the armed forces in the West Indies

With the aim of helping the population as quickly and efficiently as possible, the French Navy is helping to mobilize material and human resources in Saint Martin and Guadeloupe following Hurricane Irma. Two Falcon 50s from the French Navy were mobilized. Several reconnaissance flights have already taken place to carry out observation and damage assessment missions. They will ensure that landing areas for helicopters and access to ports are suitable for use in emergency operations. The surveillance frigate (FS) Ventôse, with a Panther helicopter on board, sail from Fort-de France…

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