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Polaris 21, a high-intensity combat exercise on board Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier

By France24
08 January 2022   |   3:00 pm
As tensions rise in both the Indo-Pacific and the Black Sea, France is preparing for every eventuality in terms of conflict. Before departing on mission in February, the Charles de Gaulle, the EU's only nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is honing its response capabilities. Polaris 21 is a high-intensity simulated combat scenario in the Mediterranean organised by France to ensure operational readiness.

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