Articles Tagués ‘the Chammal operation’

Launched September 19, 2014, the Chammal operation aims at the request of the Iraqi government and in coordination with the allies of France in the region, to provide air support to Iraqi forces in their struggle against the self-proclaimed terrorist group Daech . Since October 5, following the strengthening of the French forces based on new Rafale aircraft, a C135 aircraft refueling, aircraft detection and control airborne E-3F AWACS and Atlantic maritime patrol aircraft 2. entering the Persian Gulf (GAP), anti-aircraft frigate Jean Bart participates in coordination with our allies, the air control all the resources present in the area.