Two years of Operation AGENOR in Gulf and Strait of Hormuz

Launched on February 25, 2020 at the initiative of France, the EMASoH mission (European-led maritime awareness in the Strait of Hormuz) aims to restore confidence and security in the Arabian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Portugal have thus wished to participate in the stabilization of the region, in a spirit…

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FS Guepratte on Operation AGENOR Patrol Duty

The La Fayette Frigate (FLF) Guépratte continues its patrols in the Arabian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. Engaged since the end of January as part of Operation AGENOR, the FLF Guépratte conducted an exercise with the Saudi patrol boat Oqbah . The two buildings chained joint training in the Arabo-Persian Gulf. The Guépratte then continued its mission of securing…

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FS Guépratte joined Operation AGÉNOR

On January 23, 2022, the Frigate La Fayette (FLF) Guépratte joined Operation AGÉNOR, the military pillar of the EMASoH mission ” European-led Maritime Awareness in the Straight of Hormuz “, under the tactical command of the European General Staff currently led by France. Deployed until March as part of this operation, the Guépratte will take part in the coming months…

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Chevalier Paul Patrolling Strait of Hormuz

Engaged in AGENOR operation since December 5, 2021, under the tactical command of the European staff currently led by France, the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Chevalier Paul led several surveillance missions for the benefit of merchant ships during of their crossing of the Strait of Hormuz. Thanks to his detection capabilities, the Chevalier Paul actively participated in the surveillance of…

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France and UAE Conduct ASW Exercise Tiger Eel

On September 19, 2021, crew B of the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Languedoc, deployed in the Indian Ocean since August 2021 as part of Operation AGÉNOR, conducted an anti- -submarine in cooperation with the UAE armed forces off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The Tiger EEL exercise consisted of a shared contact outfit on an underwater target, carried out…

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Languedoc Trains With UAE Navy

Deployed since the end of May in the Arab-Persian Gulf within Operation AGÉNOR, the military pillar of the EMASoH mission (European-led Maritime Awareness in the Straight of Hormuz), the Multi-mission Frigate (FREMM) Languedoc has been temporarily detached of Operation AGENOR to conduct Exercise TIGER EEL 21 in cooperation with the UAE armed forces on July 11, 2021. This predominantly Anti-submarine…

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French Atlantique Aircraft in Operation Agenor

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – From March 19 to May 9, a detachment of the 23F Atlantic 2 (ATL2), maritime patrol aircraft, carried out seventeen operational flights for a total of one hundred and fifteen hours of flight time. ATL2 is engaged in Operation AGÉNOR, the military component of the EMASoH ( European-led maritime awareness in the strait of…

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Deployment of Mine Warfare Group (GGDM) 21 continues

March 11, 2021 (Google Translation) – This week, Tripartite Mine Hunter (CMT) L’Aigle conducted fundraising operations off the coast of Qatar, minehunting operations ensuring surveillance of the Arabian Gulf seabed and contributing to the security of the navigation in this strategic area. In parallel with this mission, L’Aigle is also in associated support of Operation AGÉNOR, the military component of…

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