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Report #077 01/05/11

BACKGROUND
This is a follow-up to Report #076 which outlined details regarding ENIGMA M51 Transmissions. I thought it might be interesting to see what was available concerning the various French Army Communications units and their respective locations. I visited Wikipedia (the free encyclopedia) on the Internet. Command and Signals Companies are as follows: 1st in Chalons-en-Champagne, 2nd in Illkirch-Graffenstaden, 3rd in Clermont-Ferrand, 6th in Nimes, 7th in Poitiers, 11th in Balma, and the 27th in Varces. An additional entry showed the 785CGE Electronic Warfare Centre as being located in Orleans.

The Signal Regiments are as follows: 6th at Douai, 8th at Suresnes (This unit was indicated as being responsible for Ministry of Defense and General Staff in Paris), 18th at Breteville sur Oden, 28th at Issoire, 40th at Thionville, 41st at Senlis, 42nd at Laval, 44th at Mutzig (This unit was indicated as a SIGINT Unit), 48th at Agen, 53rd at Luneville, and the 54th at Haguenau (This unit was indicated as being an Electronic Warfare Unit). The 43rd Signals Battalion is located at Orleans and was indicated as being for Army IT needs.

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