Pollution Exercise for Bougainville and Papeete

On August 9, the Bougainville Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) conducted an anti-pollution exercise, in cooperation with the anti-pollution cell of the Papeete naval base. After deploying a 150-meter boom, the installation of the pollutant pumping system confirmed the crew’s ability to accomplish this type of mission. In a real situation, the shape of the dam, defined by the…

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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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