Review of the first phase of the naval group’s participation in Operation CHAMMAL

April 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – The CLEMENCEAU 21 mission foresees the two-time integration of the Naval Air Group (GAN) formed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in Operation CHAMMAL, the French component of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR). The first part of this support for the forces engaged in the Levant was held from the Arabian Gulf, from 24…

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FREMM Auvergne back in Toulon

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – “Finished bar and machines!” After two months of operational deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean (MEDOR), the Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Auvergne is back in Toulon, its base port. Since its departure on 17 February, activity has been sustained for the “Auvergnats”, reinforced by the sailors of the 31F flotilla detachment. As part of the maritime…

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FS La Fayette Patrols with USS Roosevelt

October 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – “La Fayette” evokes, above all, Franco-American friendship and cooperation. Deployed in the Mediterranean since the end of July 2020, the first frigate in service of the Light Furtive Frigate (FLF) class lived up to its name by leading a force-based operation for several days with the American destroyer of the Arleigh Burke DDGH type…

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FS Provence Returns from Mediterranean Deployment

May 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 22, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Provence set sail for a mission in the Mediterranean. As part of an almost permanent presence of French frigates in this area, Provence , engaged since the beginning of March in the CHAMMAL operation to fight against Daesh , has thus contributed to the capacity for independent…

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Minister Commends Charles de Gaulle’s Participation in Operation Chammal

February 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – A month after the departure of the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, the Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly went on board on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 while it is deployed with its carrier strike group (GAN) in the eastern Mediterranean in the part of the Chammal fight against terrorism operation, French part…

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