Exercise Obangame Express 2022 Set to Begin

Obangame Express (OE22), the largest multinational maritime exercise in Western Africa, will kick off its 11th year with 32 participating nations at an opening ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, Mar. 11, 2022. Sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), OE22 is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness (MDA), information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of…

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CORYMBE 158 – Franco-Togolese Cooperation

After a four-day stopover in Togo, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Ducuing joined the Togolese patroller Oti, south of Lomé, to conduct maneuver exercises. The two buildings began their interactions with a first exercise in tactical evolutions during which the Togolese patroller adapted perfectly to the requirements of the scenario. They continued with presentations on refueling at sea in…

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Dixmude Delivers Two Patrol Boats for Togo

November 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – On October 28, 2020, during a routine stopover in Lomé, the commander of the Amphibious Helicopter Carrier (PHA) Dixmude received Jocelyne Caballero, French Ambassador to Togo, as well as various Togolese authorities for a lunch on board. This meeting was marked by the handing over of two semi-rigid boats . These reinforce the resources…

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SAGNE patrol led by Dixmude for the benefit of the Togolese Navy

November 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – After a routine stopover in Lomé, the Amphibious Helicopter Carrier (PHA) Dixmude carried out on Thursday, October 29 a SAGNE patrol (fisheries and pollution monitoring mission) for the benefit of the Togolese navy. Initially, the Togolese patroller Agou joined the PHA Dixmude for a tactical evolution exercise. The two vessels practiced navigating together at…

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