MISSION MARIANNE – An example of cooperation between surface and underwater forces

May 18, 2021 (Google Translation) – It is a dark rock that pierces in the distance on a sea scratched by the mistral: Cape Sicié is in sight, synonymous, for the sailors who see it, back at the port-base. Away from their families for 5 months, the sailors of Crew B of the Metropolitan Support and Assistance Vessel (BSAM) Seine…

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Indonesian & French Navy PASSEX in Sunda Strait

February 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Three ships of the Indonesian Navy (KRI) held a joint exercise involving French warships passing through the Sunda Strait, Monday (08/02/2021). The Passing Exercise (PASSEX) which was held was a form of supervision and security for ships from friendly countries passing through Indonesian waters, especially in the Indonesian Archipelago Sea Channel I (ALKI I)…

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Franco-Australian cooperation

November 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Emeraude nuclear attack submarine (SNA) and the Seine (PICTURED) metropolitan support and assistance vessel (BSAM) are calling in Perth as part of a long-term deployment. This stopover was preceded by a joint exercise with Australian vessels. This event is part of our defense cooperation with Australia and illustrates the strength of our bilateral…

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