Post Profile






French fighter jets on mission against IS in Mosul

French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State group in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, an officer said. Eight jets took off from the carrier in the eastern Mediterranean, an AFP photographer on the flight deck reported. The Charles de Gaulle is on its third mission since February 2015 in support of the US-led coalition fighting IS in Iraq and Syria.
read more

share

Related Posts


French Naval Group to Battle Islamic State

Vehicles / Watercraft : MarineLink.com

France to deploy aircraft carrier to help operations against Islamic State. France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier will be deployed to support operations

Pentagon chief visits French carrier to show joint resolve against Islamic State

News : Reuters: World News

ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE, (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited the French aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle in the Gulf on Saturday to highlight both countries' determination to defeat Islamic State militan...

France to deploy aircraft carrier against Islamic State: Hollande

News : Reuters: World News

PARIS (Reuters) - France will deploy its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the Middle East in the autumn to participate in operations against Islamic State militants, President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday.

France Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS in Mosul: Reports

News / International Affairs : Newsweek: World

French fighter jets have reportedly taken off from an aircraft carrier and are due to take part in an attack against Mosul, the Islamic State militant group’s (ISIS’s) main hub in Iraq. Several Rafale fighter planes took off from th...

Rafale fighter planes aboard aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle target ISIS stronghold In Iraq

News / International Affairs : Ya Libnan

France has begun air operations over Iraq from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, reports say. A number of Rafale fighter planes took off from the carrier early on Friday, news agency AFP said. The Charles de Gaulle, France’s o...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC