Assessment of the Franco-Greek Operational Cooperation

Deployed in the Mediterranean Sea to help protect the approaches to Europe, the Naval Air Group (GAN) operated with the Greek armed forces during the CLEMENCEAU 22 mission. Military cooperation with Greece has thus taken on a new dimension. passing from a logic of development of interoperability to an operational logic. From February 1, the first day of the CLEMENCEAU…

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Clemenceau 22 Support Operation EUFOR ALTHEA

While the international situation has deteriorated sharply in Eastern Europe, the carrier battle group (GAN) operates from the central Mediterranean, from where it contributes to the reinforcement of NATO’s deterrent and defensive posture on the eastern flank of the Europe. It participates in the Enhanced Vigilance Activities (EVA) system in Romanian and Bulgarian airspace while contributing to the EUFOR ALTHEA…

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Charles de Gaulle CSG Protecting NATO’s Eastern Flank

Since March 3, the Carrier Strike Group (GAN) has reoriented its operational effort by participating in the deterrent and defensive posture of NATO’s eastern flank. For this, the GAN operates from the central Mediterranean. The deployment of the GAN in the Mediterranean allows aircraft from the Airborne Group (GAé) to conduct missions under the enhanced vigilance system, or Enhanced Vigilance…

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FS Charles de Gaulle in Operation CHAMMAL for 7th Time

As part of its CLEMENCEAU 22 deployment, the Naval Air Group (GAN), articulated around the aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle , is engaged for the 7th time in Operation CHAMMAL, the French component of the international operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) . The education and training of the Iraqi armed forces have become a pillar of this commitment. From February 14…

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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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Italian Navy Carrier Joins US Navy and French Navy

In recent days, an intense trilateral training activity has taken place in the Ionian Sea between the Italian, US and French aircraft carrier groups, with the aim of developing and consolidating interoperability and cooperation between the three allied navies. On 6 February, a significant trilateral activity took place in the waters of the Ionian Sea which saw the interaction of…

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Carrier Battle Group Supports Operation EUNAVORMED IRINI

Since February 1 , 2022, the Naval Air Group (GAN), composed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, has been deployed in the Mediterranean as part of the CLEMENCEAU 22 mission, to contribute directly to the security of Europe. Engaged throughout the Mediterranean basin, the GAN has detached air and maritime units to carry out surveillance missions, in support associated…

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Carrier Battle Group Reaches Full Operational Capacity

Since its departure from Toulon on February 1 , all the French and allied units of the Naval Air Group (GAN), formed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , have trained intensively in all areas of combat and fields of conflict. Rear-Admiral Cluzel, commander of the GAN, declared the full operational capability of this international air-sea force on February…

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Charles de Gaulle Trains With ITS Cavour and USS Harry S Truman

From February 5 to 6, 2022, three Carrier Strike Groups, gathered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman , the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , carried out joint activities, implementing the “ plug and fight ” interoperability concept in high-end business areas. This ” tri carrier operation ” concentrated 15…

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