Dumont d’Urville Prepares for Hurricane Season

May 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – Based in Fort-de-France, the overseas support and assistance building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville, admitted to active service on April 17, brings to the armed forces in the Antilles (FAA) a new light amphibious capability . Among the means of this particularly versatile new building is indeed a service boat capable of transporting and disembarking vehicles,…

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FS Dixmude Arrives in the Caribbean

April 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After 14 days at sea, the amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmuide , which left Toulon on April 3, reached Caribbean waters on April 17. As part of Operation Resilience, it is strengthening the resources of the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) to help populations and civil authorities in the fight against the spread of…

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La Combattante Completes First West Indies Patrol

February 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – On returning from his first operational mission as a new vessel for the French Navy, the patrol boat Antilles Guyane La Combattante was honored on February 20, 2020. A ceremony was organized by the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) for his admission to active service. Rear Admiral Jean Hausermann, superior commander (COMSUP) of…

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