Naval Warfare

Carrier stamps France’s presence in Indo-Pacific

6th June 2019 - 01:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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The Charles de Gaulle nuclear-powered aircraft carrier entered the waters of the Pacific region for the first time in 17 years, its first deployment after a two-year refurbishment.

Also known as Mission Clemenceau, the deployment culminated in a high-end air defence and passage exercise with Singapore’s air force and ...

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