Atlantique 2 Participates in Exercise Nemesis

On November 3, 2021, an Atlantic maritime patrol aircraft 2 (ATL2) from the 21F flotilla, participated in the international exercise Nemesis, organized by the coordination and rescue center of the Republic of Cyprus. Carried out in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the objective of this exercise was to test the interoperability of the various regional actors in the Eastern…

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France Deploys Atlantique 2 Aircraft to Cyprus

On October 25, 2021, a standard 6 Atlantic Maritime Patrol 2 (ATL2) aircraft and its 21F flotilla detachment based in Lann-Bihoué landed at Paphos Air Base on the island of Cyprus. Deployed for several weeks as part of the almost permanent presence of French air and sea assets in the eastern Mediterranean, this maritime patrol aircraft’s mission is to maintain…

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Atlantique 2 Fires Exocet AM39 Over Bay of Biscay

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Sunday, June 13, Flotilla 12F conducted successfully and in collaboration with an Atlantique 2 from Flotilla 21F , an Exocet AM39 air-to-sea missile fire training. This firing is part of the operational preparation of the flotilla. Off the Bay of Biscay, a patrol of two Rafale Marines fired the Exocet AM39 anti-ship missile.…

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French Atlantique Aircraft in Operation Agenor

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – From March 19 to May 9, a detachment of the 23F Atlantic 2 (ATL2), maritime patrol aircraft, carried out seventeen operational flights for a total of one hundred and fifteen hours of flight time. ATL2 is engaged in Operation AGÉNOR, the military component of the EMASoH ( European-led maritime awareness in the strait of…

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Atlantique 2 Deployed to Djibouti for Red Sea Exercise

March 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – From March 2 to 19, a detachment of the French maritime patrol aircraft Atlantique 2 (ATL2) was deployed to Djibouti as a precursor to the CLEMENCEAU 21 mission, the operational deployment of the Carrier Strike Group (GAN) articulated around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle. Stationed on the 188 air base of the French…

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France Deploys an Atlantique 2 for Operation AGENOR

May 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed for two months as part of Operation AGENOR [ Short Link ], military component of the European-led Maritime Awarness in the Straight of Hormuz (EMASoH) mission, the Atlantic2 maritime patrol aircraft has effectively contributed to strengthening the regional situation assessment. This first detachment in the sky of the Strait of Hormuz supplements that…

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