FS Forbin Trains to Operate in Nuclear Fallout Zone

During their engagement in Operation CHAMMAL, the crew of the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Forbin trained in defense against aggressive Nuclear, Radiological, Biological and Chemical (NRBC). This exercise aimed to fight against the effects of a nuclear weapon while ensuring the implementation of the weapon systems from the “citadel” situation, the situation of the building which guarantees its perfect airtightness.…

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Forbin in Exercise Formidable Shield 21

May 25, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Saturday May 15, 2021, after two days of operational break in compliance with the health constraints due to COVID-19, the crew of the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Forbin left the Scottish port of Fairlie to reach the area of FORMIDABLE SHIELD 21 sea demonstration and exercise, west of the Hebrides. Forbin joined the…

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FS Forbin Taking Part in Formidable Shield 2021

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Friday, May 7, the last hawsers that held the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Forbin were dropped: the vessel resumed sea and its operational cycle after a technical shutdown of a few months. This shutdown enabled the FDA to regenerate its technical capacities (retrofitting of its combat system, periodic inspections of the propulsion system…

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Presence of French Navy vessels in the northern Indian Ocean

May 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – In May, four French Navy ships were concomitantly in the maritime area of ​​the Indian Ocean under the operational control of ALINDIEN. These four ships contribute to three multilateral operations, in close cooperation with European allies and navies present in the region: The Joan of Arc mission, made up of the helicopter carrier Mistral…

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Eisenhower CSG Joins in Interoperability Exercises with French Navy

April 28, 2020 – The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and the French Navy conducted a bilateral, interoperability exercise in the North Arabian Sea April 25- 26. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and FS Forbin (D620), operating under national tasking, participated in formation steaming, an…

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EMASOH Begins in Strait of Hormuz

February 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 25, the full operational capacity of Operation AGENOR, the military component of the EMASOH initiative, will be announced. A military ceremony, chaired by Vice-Admiral Didier Maleterre, commander of the operation, is held on this occasion at the Place d’Armes of the French naval base in the United Arab Emirates, in the presence…

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