Dumont d’Urville Admitted to Active Service April 17

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville was admitted to active service on April 17, 2020 by Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chief of the Naval Staff. Fourth and last born in its series, the Dumont d’Urville joins the ranks of the Navy with its “sistership” D’Entrecasteaux and Bougainville , both admitted in 2016,…

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FS Dixmude Arrives in the Caribbean

April 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After 14 days at sea, the amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmuide , which left Toulon on April 3, reached Caribbean waters on April 17. As part of Operation Resilience, it is strengthening the resources of the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) to help populations and civil authorities in the fight against the spread of…

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