BELENOS exercise to fight maritime insecurity

BELENOS exercise to fight maritime insecurity
  • PublishedNovember 18, 2022

During the BELENOS to fight maritime insecurity exercise which happened last 3rd and 4th November, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre, special forces from the Force Maritime des Fusiliers Marines et Commandos (FORFUSCO) and a chartered fishing vessel took part in maritime counter-terrorism training in the Gulf of Guinea.

“Attacked” by armed men, the fishing vessel triggered a piracy alert which was transmitted to the Maritime Information Cooperation & Awareness Center (MICA-Center) in Brest, was then communicated to the Atlantic Operations Center.

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