Ronald Reagan CSG conducts maritime security operations in Indian Ocean

October 9, 2020 – The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group began maritime security and stability operations in the Indian Ocean, Oct. 9. The carrier strike group, including the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey…

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French Navy Helicopter Training in Reunion Island

October 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – On September 24, 2020, sailors and agents identified in the pool of assessment and intervention teams (EEI) in Reunion Island participated in a helicopter hoisting training. In an area marked by strong maritime challenges, the Government Delegate for State Action at Sea (DDGAEM), assisted by the maritime zone commander, must have an operational capacity…

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Floreal on Southern Indian Ocean Patrol

September 22, 2020 (Google Translation) –  On September 6, 2020, the surveillance frigate Floréal left its base port at Pointe des Galets in Reunion Island for a dual mission of surveillance and the fight against illicit trafficking in the southern Indian Ocean. His patrol took him off Tromelin, Glorieuses, the Geyser and Zelée banks, and their respective exclusive economic zones (EEZs…

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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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