MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English
Source: Republic of France in FrenchLa French Republic has issued the following statement:
From 9 to 11 February 2020, after a stopover in Abu Dhabi, the crew of the frigate type La Fayette Courbet has returned to sea to participate in the 25th edition of the annual” Khundjar-Hadd “. This event was organised by the Royal Navy of Oman.
The exercise Khunjar-Hadd ” is inscribed in a context of consolidation of the naval cooperation with the Navy in the sultanate of oman, a crucial actor for stability in the region. The objective was to improve the interoperability between our two militaries and to strengthen our ties.
Half a dozen naval units supported more aircraft of the Navy and the Air force were assembled to take part in this exercise, thus giving it a dimension of air. Through various exercises, they have trained their crews to fire (GUNEX), anti-surface warfare (SURFEX), or the anti-air defense through ADEX (Air Defence Exercise) thanks to the participation of two Gusts the air base 104 a Falcon british, of eurofighters and a Casa 295 omani.
The frigate Courbet, under operational control of the admiral commanding the maritime area of the Indian ocean and of the French forces in the United Arab Emirates (FFEAU), welcomed on board a liaison officer in oman.
This new edition has also been the occasion, during a VIP Day chaired by the chief of staff of the Navy in the sultanate of oman, to gather the ambassadors and military authorities, including ALINDIEN the vice-admiral Didier Maleterre, to the edge of the building admiral omani Al Dhafirah.
With its three ports of call (Muscat, Salalah and more recently Duqm), the Sultanate of Oman offers to the military buildings of French as many points of support strategic. Since 2010, the Navy are more than 100 port calls in the sultanate including about twenty for the year 2019.
With nearly 650 deployed military personnel, the FFEAU are one of the forward operating bases in france to the foreign. In this capacity, she supports the ways French soldiers deployed in the Persian Gulf and the Northern Indian ocean. Thanks to its conditions of hardening, it can also lead the French military to combat actions in desert area and in urban area. As commander of the maritime area indian ocean (ALINDIEN), le COMFOR FFEAU exercises its authority over a maritime zone extending to the South of the Suez canal in the West and in the East to the West boundaries of the waters of Burma, Indonesia, and Australia. It promotes the policy of defense of France, and animating the bilateral military relations.
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