Tuesday, 22 January 2013

France increases its military power in Mali with Tiger helicopters and CAESAR 155m howitzers

France has decided to further increase its military power for the operation Serval in Mali. Since Sunday, January 21, 2013, the 92° Infantry Regiment of French Army equipped with the latest generation of armored infantry fighting, the VBCI is on the way to Mali by sea. According to some unconfirmed French sources, the 68e artillery regiment equipped with 155mm self-propelled gun CAESAR had received orders to prepare a deployment to Mali.
A Malian soldier holds a heavy machine gun near Markala, 270km north of Bamako.
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