Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Military procurement must be fast-tracked: Army Chief:-Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has strongly pitched for fast-tracking procurement of defence systems to enhance India's military capability and said armed forces must remain ready for warfare along the borders....
  • Indian Army Chief to visit Bangladesh next week:-Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will pay a two-day visit to Bangladesh beginning March 30 with an aim to strengthen defence and security cooperation between the two countries....
  • ISRO commissions two major facilities at VSSC:-ISRO has commissioned two major facilities – a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel and Shock Tunnel – at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram as part of its continuous and concerted efforts to minimise cost of access to space. ...
  • Sri Lanka, China discuss ways to step up military cooperation:-President Maithripala Sirisena has thanked China for its support for Sri Lanka's independence and national security in a meeting with Chinese Defence Minister as they discussed ways to bolster bilateral defence ties....

French naval exercise ‘Operation Agapanthus 2010’ concludes

Article
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

Agapanthus: operations and exercises with US forces. Photo: EMA/ NAVY

PARIS (BNS): The French Navy has completed the four months exercise ‘Operation Agapanthus 2010’ in Indian Ocean on Monday.

The Operation Agapanthus 2010 took place from October 2010 to February 2011, in several phases.

During this period, the French carrier battle group has worked closely with his US counterpart. US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln participated with French Aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to support troops contributing to ISAF (International Security Assistance Force security) deployed in Afghanistan.

Around 23 aircraft of the air group and have completed more than 1,000 flying hours in favour of the NATO International Security Assistance.

Other bilateral exercises were also conducted with Indian armed forces, UAE and Saudi Arabia, to test the interoperability of French military forces and to share expertise with the partners.

The operation Agapanthus 2010 has also allowed the Navy to contribute to the fight against piracy and against terrorism in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean in particular.

Tags:

French  Navy  exercise  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Agni effect: China to scale up defence cooperation with Pak

China plans to scale up its defence cooperation with its "all-weather" ally Pakistan to co-produce ballistic missiles, in an apparent retaliation to India developing the nuclear-capable Agni V missile that has a range of over 5,000 km covering whole of China.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2017

Image Gallery