France Announces Names for Overseas Patrollers (POM)

May 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – Ordered in 2019 for a delivery staggered between 2023 and 2025, the six future Overseas Patrollers (POM) of the French Navy will be named in tribute to six great overseas heroes of Free France, companions of the Liberation. Names were chosen based on the duty station of each unit. Two patrollers are intended for…

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FS Entrecasteaux Patrols Wallis and Futuna EEZ

July 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed since early July, the Entrecasteaux Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) has patrolled for several days in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Wallis and Futuna. With twelve hours of time difference and more than 16000km separating it from Paris, the territory of Wallis and Futuna is the furthest from the metropolis. It…

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