Mission Jeanne d’Arc Returns to Toulon

July 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – Leaving Toulon on February 26, 2020, the Jeanne d’Arc group, composed of the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Mistral and the La Fayette-type frigate (FLF) Guépratte , returned to its base port on Wednesday July 1 after more than 4 months of operational deployment. The Joan of Arc mission comes to conclude the training cycle…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains with Italian Navy

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – From 16 to 18 June 2020, the helicopter carrier Mistral amphibious and kind Lafayette frigate Guépratte attended advanced training period Addestramento Repa di rto of the Italian Navy in the Gulf of Taranto, the benefit of the carrier battle group Italian. No less than seven vessels were engaged, including the aircraft carrier Cavour and…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Joins FS Aconit on Operation Sea Guardian

June 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed in the Mediterranean, the Jeanne d’Arc 2020 group, made up of the amphibious helicopter carrier Mistral and the frigate La Fayette Guépratte and the frigate Aconit, were engaged in associated support for two separate but concomitant maritime missions: the operation of the European Union called IRINI and that of NATO called Sea Guardian.…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Midship Conduct Weapons Training at Sea

June 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Between June 2 and June 7, 2020, artillery training called “fire school” was held aboard the frigate Guépratte then sailing in the Red Sea and then in the Mediterranean Sea for 12 specialty student officers missile-gunner. This training, aimed at conditioning the aptitude of these student officers to occupy a position of “gunner” on…

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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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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Temporarily Joins Operation Atlanta

May 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – Since its departure from Mayotte on May 13, 2020, which marked the end of its participation in Operation Resilience, the Jeanne d’Arc group, made up of the helicopter carrier Mistral and the frigate Guépratte, has contributed to strengthening maritime security in the area of ​​the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean within the…

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French Foreign Legion Detachment Joins FS Mistral

April 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Following the President of the Republic’s decision to deploy the amphibious helicopter carriers (PHA) of the French Navy as part of Operation Resilience, the Jeanne d’Arc group , composed of the PHA Mistral and the frigate Guépratte, while on a technical stopover in Male (Maldives), set sail for the southern Indian Ocean on March…

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Toowoomba and Guépratte Exercise in Gulf of Aden

March 23, 2020 – HMAS Toowoomba exercised with French Ship Guépratte in vicinity of the Gulf of Aden recently as part of the Australian warship’s support to Combined Task Force 150. The CTF 150 mission is to stabilise the region, and disrupt weapon and narcotic smugglers supporting terrorism. During the exercise, Toowoomba and Guépratte conducted ship handling training including Officer…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Involved in Red Sea MEDEVAC

March 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – On March 8, 2020, the amphibious helicopter carrier Mistral and the frigate Guépratte in transit in the Red Sea were at the heart of a complex medical evacuation operation (EVASAN), conducted with the support of French forces in Djibouti (FFDj) and French forces in the United Arab Emirates (FFEAU), for the benefit of a…

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