French Carrier

John Hall
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 09:55:29 -0700

If it went active in April 2001, don't expect it to be very useful for
awhile.  Carrier operations are hard, and they require practice.  Off
hand, I doubt they are doing a lot of foul weather flying at this point.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On Behalf Of
> Harley
> It entered service in April 2001.  It is currently participating in
> operation Enduring Freedom in the Indian Ocean with anti-aircraft and
> anti-submarine frigates, a nuclear attack submarine and an electronic
> surveillance ship.