Ford Pumps It Up; Receives One Million Gallons of JP5

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) conducted a fueling-at-sea (FAS), March 23, marking the first time the ship has received jet propellant-5 (JP-5) aircraft fuel from a replenishment ship in more than 11 months. Gerald R. Ford successfully received more than one million gallons of JP-5 over the course of three hours from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO…

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Chevalier Paul Conducts Joint Training in the Bab El Mandeb Strait

On October 30, 2021, the 3/11 Corsican fighter squadron of the French Forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDj) contributed to the protection of the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Chevalier Paul during its mission to escort the American tanker USNS Kanawha in the Bab El Mandeb Strait. The Mirage 2000-5 escort made it possible to strengthen the protection system set up around…

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