French translation

Message posted by Hank on August 17, 2007 at 5:28:59 PST:

13/08/07 - Exercise "Air Warrior" in the USA Mirage F1 CT of Colmar take part in the international exercise Air Warrior in Nellis. It is today that the French detachment composed of three Mirage F1 CT of the squadron of hunting (EC.) 2/30 of Colmar and three Mirage 2000 D of Nancy, took off of the air base 125 "Charles Monnier" of Istres. Its destination: Nellis in the United States, where the 150 soldiers will take part, from the 20 to August 30, 2007, with the exercise "Air Warrior". The arrival of the detachment is envisaged Wednesday next 17 August at the end of a convoying of several stages on the air bases of Lajes in the Azores and Bangor in the north of Boston. "Air Warrior" is an international exercise of CASE ("Closed Air Support" or brought closer air support). Of scale interarmées and interallied, it is centered on the missions of attack on the ground of high degree of accuracy and on the support of the troops, in desert semi medium, like in urban zone. It was conceived to reinforce competences, the cohesion and the interworking of the participating units. The French pilots will also carry out missions of protection of sites, of day like night, sometimes in mixed patrol. The air base of Nellis (Nevada) is the most important American center of formation to the CASE. Sources: sirpa air


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