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    From Material and Building Service to Defense Infrastructure Directorate in Djibouti

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    Dear Gentlemen,


    Brief history
    1560-1604: creation of the Great Regulation by Sully
    1691: merger by Vauban of the administration of Land Fortifications and Maritime Works which created a single body of military engineers


    1945: creation of the Colonial Equipment and Building Service (Service du Matériel et des Bâtiments Coloniaux / SMBC)

    1966: became Equipment and Building Service (Service du Matériel et des Bâtiments / SMB)

    1976: became Command and Direction of Equipment and Buildings (Commandement et Direction du Matériel et des Bâtiments / CDMB)

    2008: became Defense Infrastructure Directorate (Direction d’Infrastructure de la Défense / DID)


    Presentation of the insignias:


    - SMB CFS (Service du Matériel et des Bâtiments de la Côte Française des Somalis) Drago Paris homologation G.2054:




    - SMB TFAI (Service du Matériel et des Bâtiments du Territoire Français des Afars et des Issas) Drago Paris homologation G.2054:




    - CDMB FFDJ (Commandement du Matériel et des Bâtiments Forces Françaises de Djibouti) type I Drago Paris homologation G.2054:




    - CDMB FFDJ (Commandement du Matériel et des Bâtiments Forces Françaises de Djibouti) type II Drago Paris:




    - CDMB Djibouti (Commandement et Direction du Matériel et des Bâtiments Djibouti) Djibouti J.Balme Saumur homologation G.3728:




    - The outline of the badge represents the type of Vauban fortification Sébastien Le Prestre, Marquis of Vauban - Wikipedia


    - DID Djibouti (Direction d'Infrastructure de la Défense à Djibouti) FIA Lyon homologation G.5115:






    - the insignia is that of the Defence Infrastructure Service (Service d'Infrastructure de la Défense / SID)


    - patches:






    Yours sincerely,

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