Prairial Supports Mururoa Atoll

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – During a patrol mission within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of French Polynesia, the surveillance frigate (FS) Prairial supported the detachment of Moruroa. Since the dismantling of the nuclear test sites on the Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls in the Tuamotu archipelago in 2000, a detachment of the Pacific Polynesian Marine Infantry Regiment (RIMaP-P) has…

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FS Arago to Study Mururoa Atoll Nuclear Test Area

May 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 29 to May 3, 2020, patrol boat Arago conducted a series of support operations for the benefit of the Pacific Experimentation Center, on the atolls of Fangataufa and Mururoa. At Fangataufa, a large reconnaissance operation of the island’s topographic network, installed to monitor the geomechanical developments of the atoll, mobilized the entire…

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