CLEMENCEAU 21: The results of an operational mission

June 8, 2021 (Google Translation) – Departing on February 21, 2021, the Carrier Strike Group (GAN) returned to the port of Toulon on Friday June 4 after nearly four months of deployment on a CLEMENCEAU 21 mission. The latter led the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its escort of the Mediterranean Sea to the Gulf, in particular to integrate…

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Charles de Gaulle Rafale Launches GBU-16 laser guided bombs

May 26, 2021 (Google Translation) – Aircraft from the Embedded Air Group (GAé), deployed aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier as part of the CLEMENCEAU 21 mission, fired an unprecedented firing during an exercise conducted on Tuesday, May 18. On this occasion, they fired for the first time two GBU-16 laser guided bombs of 500kg each, on targets previously…

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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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