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Contested logistics in the pacific

To Meet Critical Pacific Logistics Needs, U.S. Navy To Lean On International Help

Leveraging logistics partnerships with allies in the region could be critical in a face-off against China across the vast Pacific.

By Hope Hodge Seck

5:47 PM EDT Apr 12

The French Navy frigate Alsace has returned from its operational deployment to the Red Sea, with its commander describing what he says is an unprecedented degree of threat against shipping from Houthi drone and missile attacks. The words of Captain Jérôme Henry highlight the challenge being faced in the Red Sea since October last year and also raise questions about the wider readiness of European navies involved in Aspides — the European Union’s naval task force created to protect commercial shipping in the region.

French Frigate Captain Describes Frenetic Red Sea Combat

The French frigate Alsace faced “uninhibited violence” from the Houthis via waves of drones and ballistic missile attacks.

By Thomas Newdick

5:47 PM EDT Apr 12