Friday, August 27, 2010

Rafale taking part in Gascogne 03 exercice

The French Air Force had conducted a large scale exercice  from august 23th to august 27th. Almost all the french fighter types were taking part in the event : Rafale, Mirage 2000D/N, Mirage 2000-5, Mirage F1 CR and Alphajet.

The pupose of these 5 intense days was to train the crews to the whole spectrum of combat missions in a complex environment : air defense, CAS, deep strikes, SEAD... during day and night.

This week was also the occasion to prepare the next international exercices. For the Rafale crews, it will be CRUSEX V in Brazil  (november, 8th to 19th) with the Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and US Air Forces.

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