FGS Braunschweig Returns from UNIFIL Deployment

On Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m., the corvette “Braunschweig” returned from the UNIFIL mission (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) under the command of Corvette Captain Pascal Störk (40). The corvette is welcomed by the mayor of the Hanseatic and university city of Rostock, Claus Ruhe Madsen (49). “The navy has a long and important tradition in the Hanseatic…

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Visit of FS Charles De Gaulle Limassol

As part of the planned visit to the port of Limassol, the French aircraft carrier FS Charles De Gaulle (R91) the Navy Command of the National Guard jointly designed and will conduct training exercises with the French Navy. In particular, on Saturday, February 26, 2022, in a move that once again highlights the excellent cooperation between the Naval Forces of…

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Carrier Battle Group Trains with Cypriot National Guard

On February 14, four Rafale Marines from the air group on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle carried out a ground/air defense exercise with the National Guard of the Republic of Cyprus. During this training called TALOS 2022, French pilots practiced conducting attacks against land-based ground/air defense systems. For its part, the Cypriot National Guard was able to test…

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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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FS Aconit Home From Fifth Eastern Mediterranean Patrol

After two and a half months of patrol in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Frigate type La Fayette (FLF) Aconit left the port of Larnaca (Cyprus) for Toulon, thus ending its fifth consecutive deployment in this region, marked by renewed tensions. on maritime issues. During its deployment, the Aconit ensured the continuity of the French presence in the area, showing France’s…

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Exercise EUNOMIA 21 Held off Cyprus

Launched in 2020, the quadripartite initiative brings together Cyprus, France, Italy and Greece. Its objective is to strengthen the naval and air presence in the eastern Mediterranean to reaffirm the attachment of these countries to respect for international law, including the law of the sea. Beginning on October 4 in Cyprus, exercise EUNOMIA 21 brought together the French frigate Aconit…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Replenished Supplies in Cyprus

The large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” completed a business call to the port of Limassol of the Republic of Cyprus and went to the Mediterranean Sea. Within a few days, russian sailors replenished their supplies of water and fuel, as well as a little rest on the shore from performing the tasks of a long campaign. BOD “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”…

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Interdisciplinary aeronautical exercise “MEDUSA 2020”

November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Defense announces that from November 30 to December 6, 2020, the planned multinational interdisciplinary exercise called “MEDUSA 2020” will take place . The aeronautical exercise “MEDOUSA” , which has been taking place since 2017, is part of the tripartite cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt in the field of Defense and…

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