May 2024 – France Info – Arrival of the Olympic flame in Marseille: a significant security deployment

A significant moment occurred with the arrival of the Olympic flame in Marseille. To ensure the security of this event, more than 6,000 law enforcement members were mobilized, including 500 agents deployed on the water. The Maritime Gendarmerie was notably present offshore aboard our SRA 900. Their objective: to ensure the smooth conduct of the nautical parade by preventing any unauthorized vessels from approaching.