Surcouf Trains with Royal Malaysian Navy

June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – After crossing the Strait of Malacca and conducted an operational break a few days on the island of Langkawi, the frigate La Fayette kind (FLF) Surcouf conducted a series of exercises with the Malaysian frigate Lekir 1 st June. This joint training, conducted independently by the Surcouf student-officers , made it possible to strengthen…

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French, Japanese & US Navies Build Logistics Networ, Strengthen Relationships

May 24, 2021 – Combined logistics planning by the French Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy culminated in ships from each country exercising its ability to sustain each other at sea. Throughout May, the French Navy’s Jeanne d’Arc amphibious task group conducted replenishments-at-sea with the U.S. Navy and JMSDF in separate events that the three…

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Mission JEANNE D’ARC 21: Participation in the AETO operation in the East China Sea

May 11, 2021 (Google Translation) – From May 3 to 8, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission, the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) and the La Fayette (FLF) Surcouf type frigate took part in the AETO operation in the China Sea. Orientale, French contribution to the international system for combating the circumvention of the sanctions established by the…

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JS MASYUU conducted multi-lateral training with FS SURCOUF

On May 4, JS MASYUU conducted multi-lateral training in the waters around Okinawa with FS SURCOUF. Commander of MASYUU, CAPT TAKEMOTO Kotaro stated, “French Navy ship maneuvering skills are very high, and I felt very reassured as a fellow engaged in missions at sea having the same will. Taking all possible countermeasures for COVID-19, we conducted the training by making…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains with Australian Ships

April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 16 to 19, the vessels of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission sailed together alongside the frigate Anzac and the supply vessel Sirius of the Australian Navy. During this coordinated navigation, the four vessels patrolled jointly. After entering the South China Sea, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC mission, the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter…

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Jeanne d’Arc 2021 Begins

February 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 18, 2021, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre and the type frigate La Fayette Surcouf , constituting the Marine Officers Application School Group (GEAOM), set sail from Toulon for the JEANNE D’ARC mission. On board, 147 officers in training at the Naval Academy begin the application campaign that will allow them to…

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Surcouf Trains in Shallow Water MCM During Dynamic Mariner 20

October 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of its participation in the NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner 2020, the La Fayette (FLF) -type frigate Surcouf embarks for several days a detachment of the group of Mediterranean clearing divers (GPD MED) belonging to the Navy. national and mine warfare specialists from the Belgian Navy. Uncommon on an FLF whose main mission…

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