MIL-OSI Translation: CHAMMAL: Chief Warrant Officer Gérôme, surveillance operator within CMD3D.


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Source: Republic of France in French

Air traffic controller, Chief Warrant Officer Gérôme occupies the post of surveillance operator within CMD3D, the command module of the MAMBA weapons system deployed at the planned Air Base (BAP) in the Levant.

A ground-to-air defense specialist for fifteen years, Chief Warrant Officer Gérôme is in charge of the surveillance and protection of airspace in the face of various threats that may arise.

Its mission within CMD3D is to ensure the identification and classification of aircraft in the air zone surrounding the BAP. He informed the local command as well as the French soldiers integrated in the command of the coalition of the operation INHERENT RESOLVE on the air base of Al-Udeid in Qatar.

During his deployment, he acquired a solid experience, in particular in contact with the JTAC (joint terminal attack controller, forward air controller) integrated into the CMD3D, but also through interactions with foreign aircraft on various scenarios. After his assignment, he will return as a shift supervisor at an air base control tower.




Launched on September 19, 2014, Operation CHAMMAL represents the French component of the international operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) bringing together 78 countries and 5 international organizations. In coordination with the Iraqi government and the allies of France present in the theater, Operation CHAMMAL provides military support to local forces engaged in the fight against Daesh on their territory, it is particularly a question of preventing the resurgence of Daesh today. ‘hui forced to insurrection. The international coalition is constantly adapting its system to the Levant, it is now focusing on supporting and advising Iraqi forces so that they can ultimately ensure the security of the country on their own so that the Iraqi government and international organizations can act in favor of the stability of the country. The operation has 600 soldiers inserted within the OIR headquarters and present on permanent air deployments, the device is regularly supplemented by maritime assets.

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