FS Pluton Assists in Wreck Removal off Corsica

April 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – Departing on March 15, 2021 aboard the chartered support and assistance vessel (BSAA) Pioneer , a detachment of the Mediterranean Clearance Divers Group led a wreck removal operation in Southern Corsica. Supported by the building-base of mine clearance divers (BBPD) Pluto from March 17, mine clearance divers identified five wrecks in the bays of…

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FS Tonnerre Deploying in Support of Civil Health Authorities

March 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre of the French Navy stands ready to leave its port-base of Toulon for Ajaccio, in order to evacuate patients affected by Covid-19 to hospitals in the Provence-Alpes region- French Riviera (PACA). PHA Tonnerre and its 200 sailors are preparing to intervene in the framework of the coronavirus crisis…

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