France Took Part in International Maritime Exercise

The International Maritime Exercise (IMX22) took place in the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea and Indian Ocean from January 31 to February 18, 2022. Hosted by the United States Fifth Fleet Command (C5F ), it brought together nine thousand sailors from sixty different nations and international organizations, engaged on board more than 30 ships. Following different operational scenarios, the participants conducted…

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Naval Aeromobile Group (GNAM) in the Mediterranean

Since Monday, September 27, 2021, the French Navy and the Army have been mobilizing their forces to deploy a Naval Aeromobile Group (GNAM) in the Mediterranean, as part of the Cormoran 21 exercise. For the first time, the GNAM is deployed from two amphibious helicopter carriers (PHA), the Tonnerre and the Mistral . It is commanded by a joint staff,…

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Mine warfare: 60th Operation DAMIER

February 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the Brest harbor and its approaches, the 60th national mine warfare operation DAMIER was carried out despite demanding weather conditions. Under the command of CECLANT and the Mine Warfare Staff (FRMARFOR / MW), the mine hunters, the sonar towing vessels, the group of Atlantic mine clearance divers, the Preparation and Mine Warfare Operations…

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