The French Navy has completed Operation Agapanthus 2010, a four-month exercise in the Indian Ocean held from October 2010 to February 2011.

Operation Agapanthus 2010 took place in several phases, during which the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle trained with the US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln.

The exercise was intended to support troops contributing to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) security deployed in Afghanistan.

The operation also included bilateral exercises with Indian armed forces, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, to test the interoperability of French forces, according to Brahmand.

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The exercises also allowed the French Navy to support the fight against piracy and terrorism in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.