MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English
Source: Republic of France in FrenchLa French Republic has issued the following statement:
Monday, June 22, 2020, a patrol of three Rafale B deployed to the air base projected in the Levant (BAP) was part of the operation “Heroes of iraq” conducted by the iraqi security forces. This action was conducted with the support of coalition allies, including German, american and French.
On 16 June, the detachment hunting of the BAP conducted a reconnaissance mission to update the data information of the target, thanks to its POD RECO NG.
In the early morning of 22 June, after an in-flight refueling on A400M German, three French hunter carried out a strike using bombs AASM (Armament Air-Sol Modular) guided and laser-guided GPS, reducing the military potential of a terrorist organisation.
The bombs the French AASM, very high precision, have destroyed totally all the buildings used by the fighters Daech as a bed down location (BDL) or of retreat, between Baghdad and Kirkuk.
Before the strike, a support drone, the us, has made it possible to control the immediate environment of the target. The crews have received confirmation that they could proceed to the destruction of the objectives.
Reconfigured and rearmed in the shortest possible time as soon as they return from this mission type, the Burst of the BAP continued the next day as their daily mission of armed reconnaissance over Iraq and Syria alongside the armed forces of the coalition and in partnership with iraqi forces, in the fight against Daech.
Launched since September 19, 2014, the operation Chammal is the French section of the international operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), bringing together 80 countries and organizations. In coordination with the iraqi government and the allies of France present in the area, the operation Chammal provides military support for local forces engaged in the fight against Daech in their territory. The international Coalition continuously adapts its device in the Levant and France is pursuing its efforts in the region because of the fight against terrorism continues. The operation Chammal is now focused on the pillar “support” and has 600 soldiers inserted within the staffs of the RTI or on deployments by air and sea.
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