Exercise Obangame Express 2022 Set to Begin

Obangame Express (OE22), the largest multinational maritime exercise in Western Africa, will kick off its 11th year with 32 participating nations at an opening ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, Mar. 11, 2022. Sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), OE22 is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness (MDA), information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of…

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Commandant Bouan on West Africa Patrol

June 24, 2021 (Google Translation) – On 17 June, Commander Bouan arrived in southern Nigeria. He thus began a new stage of his mission in the Gulf of Guinea: the fight against piracy. In this area where piracy is on the increase, the presence of a navy vessel makes it possible to reassure commercial vessels and to deter bad intentions.…

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