The French Navy D'Estienne d'Orves-class corvette FS Commandant Birot (F 796) sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a courtesy visit. This is her third visit in Valletta Port this year.
The French corvette is currently deployed in the Mediterranean and assigned to E.U. Naval Force Mediterranean (Operation Sofia).
FS Cdt. Birot is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-3 wharf and she's expected to sail from Malta in the coming days. (8-Apr-2017)