FS Garonne GOLD Certified by NATO for Submarine Rescue

From 25 to 31 October 2021, the Metropolitan Support and Assistance Building (BSAM) Garonne embarked the NATO submarine rescue system (NSRS) to train and certify BSAMs in the highly technical field of assistance and intervention for the benefit of a submarine in distress. This mission was part of the SILVER LINK exercise organized by “ALFOST”, an authority within the French…

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FS Garonne is First Foreign Ship Visitor at New Egyptian Navy Base

June 2, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday May 26, 2021, the Garonne Metropolitan Support and Assistance Building (BSAM) docked at Port Bérénice in Egypt. It is the first vessel of a foreign navy to call at the new Egyptian naval base in the Red Sea. During this stopover, the commander of the Garonne was received by Vice-Admiral Oussama Saleh,…

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