FS Vendemiaire Visits Manila

As part of the French Navy’s deployment in Asia that aims to cultivate regional stability, international rule of law, and partnerships among Asian countries, the French surveillance frigate, Vendémiaire (F743), arrived in the country on Tuesday, March 8. The visiting French Navy was welcomed on its port call to the Philippines by select representatives and personnel from the Philippine Navy…

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Mission Asia 2022: PASSEX with the Malaysian Navy

On February 21, 2022, the Surveillance Frigate (FS) Vendémiaire, on patrol in the South China Sea, carried out an exercise (PASSEX) with KD Selangor, a combat vessel of the Royal Malaysian Navy. After radio exchanges, the two ships got into formation in order to carry out refueling presentations at sea (PRERAM). This tricky maneuver for the watchkeeper places the ships…

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MISSION MARIANNE – An example of cooperation between surface and underwater forces

May 18, 2021 (Google Translation) – It is a dark rock that pierces in the distance on a sea scratched by the mistral: Cape Sicié is in sight, synonymous, for the sailors who see it, back at the port-base. Away from their families for 5 months, the sailors of Crew B of the Metropolitan Support and Assistance Vessel (BSAM) Seine…

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Indonesian & French Navy PASSEX in Sunda Strait

February 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Three ships of the Indonesian Navy (KRI) held a joint exercise involving French warships passing through the Sunda Strait, Monday (08/02/2021). The Passing Exercise (PASSEX) which was held was a form of supervision and security for ships from friendly countries passing through Indonesian waters, especially in the Indonesian Archipelago Sea Channel I (ALKI I)…

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