Languedoc joins the carrier strike group

May 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – Since Saturday May 8, the Carrier Strike Group (GAN), deployed as part of the CLEMENCEAU 21 mission, has been reinforced by the Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Languedoc, thus completing with a second FREMM, the naval system of the Task Force 473 in the eastern Mediterranean. For Rear Admiral Marc Aussedat, commander of the GAN, welcoming…

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Charles de Gaulle Supports Operation Inherent Resolve

May 11, 2021 (Google Translation) – For the first time, on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the Carrier Strike Group (GAN) on a CLEMENCEAU 21 mission engaged its Embedded Air Group (GAé) from the Red Sea, to the Iraqi-Syrian theater, as part of Operation CHAMMAL , French part of the INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) operation. Return on this original mission. On the…

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JS SETOGIRI conducted multi-lateral training with the French Navy and U.S. Navy

On May 1, JS SETOGIRI as the 38th Deployment Surface Force for Counter Piracy Enforcement (DSPE) conducted multi-lateral training in the Gulf of Aden with the French Navy CHARLES DE GAULLE Carrier Strike Group and U.S. Navy destroyer. This multi-lateral training enhanced our tactical skills and deepen the cooperative relationship of trust between JMSDF, French Navy and U.S. Navy. Despite…

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Joint India/France Exercise Varuna

April 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – From 25 to 27 April, a large-scale bilateral exercise between the French and Indian navies, called VARUNA 21, was held in the Arabian Sea. This new edition was an opportunity to increase the interoperability of the two navies at a time when France and India, nations bordering the Indian Ocean, intend to strengthen their…

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NATO Conducts Exercise on Southeastern Flank

March 4, 2021 – Aircraft and ships from multiple Allied nations conducted a complex multi-domain mission stretching from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea March 3rd. In the early morning, two French Navy Rafale fighters and an E-2 Hawkeye tactical battle management airborne early warning, command and control aircraft took off from the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle sailing…

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Charles de Gaulle CSG Transits Suez Canal with ENS El Fateh

March 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – On March 6, 2021, after more than twenty days spent operating in the Mediterranean Sea, the Carrier Strike Group (GAN) crossed the Suez Canal thus marking the entry of Task Force 473 into a new part of the CLEMENCEAU 21 mission. If the Frigate multi-missions (FREMM) Provence opened the march on March 5 as…

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USS Donald Cook Supports Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

March 3, 2021 – USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) is providing multi-warfare defense to the Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group (CDG CSG) in the Mediterranean in support of NATO Exercise Dynamic Manta and other operations, demonstrating our mutual commitment to stability and security throughout the European region, March 3, 2021. CDG CSG took tactical control of USS Donald Cook…

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