Exercise LANMEKOL in the Caribbean Sea

From 7 to 9 September 2021, the Armed Forces in the West Indies (FAA) conducted the second edition of Exercise LANMEKOL in the Caribbean Sea, an annual exercise dedicated to the operational readiness of the various FAA surface vessels. Under the tactical command of the commander of the surveillance frigate Germinal, the Antilles-Guyane La Combattante patrol boat, the coastal port…

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French Assessment of Operation TELLURE in Haiti

On August 14, 2021, a violent 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, exacerbating the already difficult humanitarian situation in the country. Thanks to the support of the system of sovereignty forces present in the Antilles, the French armies were able to provide assistance to the Haitian people. On August 18, the Germinal Surveillance Frigate (FS) transported 47 tonnes of humanitarian cargo.…

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