FAZSOI:Exercice Oxide 2013.August 30-6 September 2013,armed forces in south Indian Ocean(FAZSOI)participated in Mozambique Oxide naval ex 2013.surveillance frigate Nivôse & its Panther helicopter(which belongs to FAZSOI)engaged with South African frigate "Isandlwana" & Super Lynx,missile corvette "Isaac Dyobha" sub- marine "Queen Modjaji" C130 Hercules,C47 Dakota & airborne rescue.Mozambican forces have also associated by integrating officers in tcrew of "Nivôse" & embarked on Isandlwana.
French Marine Nationale anit aircraft frigate FS Jean Bart refuelling in the north Arabian Sea from USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198), 8 April 2014, simultaneously with carrier USS George Bush. FS Jean Bart has been in the Indian Ocean & Red Sea areas as part of Operation Freedom, working with US & allied forces in the anti terrorist/piracy role since 27 February.
Landing craft from the French Foudre class amphibious landing ship Siroco, during exercise SKREO 2013, around the Britanny coast. The Foudre class are being phased out over coming years,& one has already been decommissioned, & undergoing refurbishment & reequipping for the Chilean navy.