FS Prairial Conducts Patrol off North Korea

February 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – Having left Tahiti on January 15, 2021, the surveillance frigate (FS) Prairial patrolled from February 10 to 19 in the East China Sea as part of Operation AETO, which is the national contribution to the international system to fight against bypassing of sanctions established by the United Nations Security Council. Launched in January 2018,…

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USS Curtis Wilbur Conducts Tri-lateral RAS with Japan and France

February 19, 2021 – USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Towada-class replenishment ship JS Hamana (AOE-424) and the French Floréal-class light frigate FS Prairial to conduct a tri-lateral replenishment-at-sea (RAS), Feb. 19. The RAS allowed French, Japanese and United States, Sailors to complete an underway evolution highlighting the capabilities of their respective navies. “We integrate,…

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Prairial Supports Mururoa Atoll

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – During a patrol mission within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of French Polynesia, the surveillance frigate (FS) Prairial supported the detachment of Moruroa. Since the dismantling of the nuclear test sites on the Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls in the Tuamotu archipelago in 2000, a detachment of the Pacific Polynesian Marine Infantry Regiment (RIMaP-P) has…

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