Deployed since the end of May in the Arab-Persian Gulf within Operation AGÉNOR, the military pillar of the EMASoH mission (European-led Maritime Awareness in the Straight of Hormuz), the Multi-mission Frigate (FREMM) Languedoc has been temporarily detached of Operation AGENOR to conduct Exercise TIGER EEL 21 in cooperation with the UAE armed forces on July 11, 2021.
This predominantly Anti-submarine (ASM) maneuver is regularly organized in cooperation with the UAE Navy. The FREMM Languedoc and its NH90 Caïman helicopter took part in this naval exercise with the UAE armed forces equipped with the Abu Dhabi missile corvette , a Super Puma helicopter and a Dash 8 maritime patrol aircraft. between the two nations lasted more than five hours using a robotic target launched by FREMM.
During this training, the bridge teams from the two buildings were able to exchange views using an All Weather Optical Communication System (SCOTT) before conducting a tactical evolution exercise.
This complex cooperation exercise, which brought together five naval and air units, made it possible to strengthen the level of interoperability between the French and UAE forces.