Wednesday, September 17, 2014

French Navy Conducts First Iraq Reconassiance Flight

(GOOGLE Translation) A maritime patrol aircraft  Atlantique 2  today conducted a reconnaissance mission about 10 hours in the Iraqi sky. Deployed in the UAE since the beginning, this plane was on the Navy until maritime reconnaissance flights in the Persian Gulf and the northern Indian Ocean, for missions of knowledge and anticipation. With such capacity for taking images both day and night and intelligence capabilities, this aircraft belongs to the 23F-based fleet Lann Bihoué (Morbihan). It currently operates from 104 Al Dhafra Air Base where he is sent.  French Navy photo.

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