Lubeck Home From Charles de Gaulle Escort

April 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, the frigate “Lübeck” will return to the naval base Wilhelmshaven after almost two months. It was part of the multinational aircraft carrier association “Mission Foch” around the French aircraft carrier “Charles de Gaulle”. In the East Atlantic and the North Sea, the participating frigates, destroyers and supply ships had…

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FS Bretagne Undertook Baltic Reconnaissance

April 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – The action of the carrier strike group (GAN), formed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, was carried to the Baltic by the detachment of the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Brittany, which led an autonomous patrol of 5 days . The opportunity to improve knowledge of this region, to assert the French presence there and…

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BNS Leopold I Completes Three Week Inclusion in Mission Foch

April 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – For three weeks, the Belgian frigate Léopold 1er actively contributed to the protection and escort of the carrier strike group (GAN) deployed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle during the Foch mission. The opportunity to draw up a particularly qualitative assessment of its integration for the benefit of security and the operational missions…

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Danish frigate Niels Juel Joins Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

April 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the night of Thursday, March 26, the Danish frigate Niels Juel joined the carrier strike group deployed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle as part of the Foch mission. After several days of operational interactions in the North Sea with its Danish, Dutch and Swedish allies and the NATO Standing Group maritime…

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Charles de Gaulle CSG Fully Committed Against Terrorism

February 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – Committed from January 29 to February 20 within Operation Chammal, the twenty Rafale marine and two E2C-Hawkeye of the air group on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle achieved 667 hours in operational flights, of which a little more than 150 at night. These many hours of flight over the Levant theater allowed…

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French Navy Rafales Train With Allies

February 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – In parallel with the air operations carried out by the carrier strike group as part of its participation in the Chammal operation to combat terrorism, Marine Rafales of the on-board air group trained with regional and allied partners. Thus, the first of these training sessions took place on February 16, 2020 with Rafales from…

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