Courbet Seizes More Than 3.5 Tonnes of Cannabis Resin

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – On December 13, the Courbet’s mission to combat illicit trafficking materialized with the taking of more than 3.5 tonnes of cannabis resin, the largest seizure for a French ship in the area this year. Leaving on November 7 from Toulon, the La Fayette Courbet- type frigate relieved the Jean Bart anti-aircraft frigate on November…

Read More

Mid-Life Modernization for Three La Fayette Class

August 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – Three of the five La Fayette type frigates (FLF) will undergo a major overhaul, in accordance with the Military Programming Act and the Mercator Plan. From 2021, La Fayette , Courbet and Aconit will benefit from an advanced modernization of their onboard equipment. Particular attention will be paid to the evolution of the on-board…

Read More

Courbet in Joint Exercise off Djibouti

November 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – Deployed in the Indian Ocean since August 2018, the frigate Courbet took advantage of her operational release in Djibouti from 19 to 21 November, to carry out several exercises including a Tarpon exercise with the French forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDj), before leaving the area by the straits of Bab El-Mandeb. Complex exercise involving…

Read More

FS Courbet Works With US Navy and Coast Guard in Arabian Gulf

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – From October 15 to November 12, 2018, in the Arabian-Persian Gulf, the light stealth frigate (FLF) Courbet joined Task Force 55 (TF55), under US command. His mission was to escort American ships and conduct various mutual training at sea to maintain interoperability with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard. Throughout its period…

Read More