Mine warfare: 60th Operation DAMIER

February 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the Brest harbor and its approaches, the 60th national mine warfare operation DAMIER was carried out despite demanding weather conditions.

Under the command of CECLANT and the Mine Warfare Staff (FRMARFOR / MW), the mine hunters, the sonar towing vessels, the group of Atlantic mine clearance divers, the Preparation and Mine Warfare Operations Analysis (CPAOGM) operated from Monday January 25 to Saturday February 7, 2021.

The objective of the mission is the surveillance of the access channels to Brest, in order to guarantee the free movement of precious units. At the rate of two annual operations, the sailors of the naval action force have been scrutinizing the depths of the Brest harbor and the Iroise Sea for more than 30 years.

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