Jean Bart Escorted Two Chartered Ships in Strait of Hormuz

February 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – At the beginning of February, the anti-aircraft frigate Jean Bart accompanied civilian vessels Calao and Regine, chartered by the Ministry of the Armed Forces, during their crossing of the Strait of Hormuz. Flying the French flag, the former carried military equipment and logistics to several French support points in the Indian Ocean area, and…

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La Fayette and Jean Bart Form Eastern Mediterranean Surface Action Group

October 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – On October 28 and 29, the light stealth frigate (FLF) La Fayette and the anti-aircraft frigate (FAA) Jean Bart carried out joint operations in the eastern Mediterranean. These maneuvers, carried out as part of a Surface Action Group, enabled the two crews to evolve and cooperate as a constituted force, with a view to…

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EUNAVFOR MED IRINI Commenced at sea Activities

On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities at sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, said: “At the Berlin Conference, leaders agreed to work together towards a sustainable solution to…

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