French Navy - Abu Dhabi


War Hero
Book Reviewer
which are about to increase to 4.

And the article quoted is only a suggestion by the paper's staff - not acknowledged by the Defence Ministry.


Lantern Swinger
Yes I can, the fact that the Ramsey & Blyth are already out in Bahrain shows that someone thinks its a good idea to have some sort of Fwd operating base out there, I think there are 2 more plastic ships going out there as well.

I wouldnt be surprised if there was a plan to have an SSN permanently based out there as well.

It may not be our own base but we will certainly have a 'Middle East Sqn' before long