Commandant Bouan Departs Toulon for EUNAVFORMED IRINI

On November 15, 2021, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Bouan set sail from Toulon to join the European Union operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI. Launched on March 31, 2020, this operation aims to enforce the United Nations embargo on arms to Libya with air, space and sea resources, but also to prevent the illicit export of oil from Libya, to contribute…

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FS Aconit Home From Fifth Eastern Mediterranean Patrol

After two and a half months of patrol in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Frigate type La Fayette (FLF) Aconit left the port of Larnaca (Cyprus) for Toulon, thus ending its fifth consecutive deployment in this region, marked by renewed tensions. on maritime issues. During its deployment, the Aconit ensured the continuity of the French presence in the area, showing France’s…

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The Navy at the Heart of Digital Technology

“A digital navy for operational superiority in the face of new threats”, such is the theme of the MArine du Numérique, Information and Communication sysTems and Cyber ​​Seminar (SEMANTIC²) which was held in Toulon on the 29th and 30th. September. As close as possible to the forces, this seminar aimed to discuss the structuring issues of digital tools, connectivity and…

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Franco-Moroccan Interaction in the Atlantic

The crew of the deep-sea patrol vessel (PHM) Commandant Ducuing, which set sail from the Toulon naval base on Monday, August 9, continues its transit to reach the Corymbe area of ​​operation. On their way, the French soldiers crossed the road of the Moroccan corvette Sultan Moulay Ismail, which allowed the organization of joint training. Shortly after crossing the Strait…

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FS Forbin Taking Part in Formidable Shield 2021

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Friday, May 7, the last hawsers that held the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Forbin were dropped: the vessel resumed sea and its operational cycle after a technical shutdown of a few months. This shutdown enabled the FDA to regenerate its technical capacities (retrofitting of its combat system, periodic inspections of the propulsion system…

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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 Auvergne Deploys to Eastern Mediterranean

February 26, 2020 (Google Translation) – The multimission frigate (FREMM) Auvergne is deployed in the eastern Mediterranean from its departure from Toulon a few days ago. After having conducted exercises with the Marine Officers Application School Group (GEAOM) deployed for the JEANNE D’ARC 21 mission, the frigate Auvergne operated in the central Mediterranean in associated support to Operation IRINI. Now…

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