Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Rafale over Libya, day 3

Typical Air to Ground Loadout : 4 AASM and 2 mica IR
The French Air Force Rafale have made several CAS and recce missions Sunday and Monday but they didn't fired any weapon. . However a Mirage 2000D did destroyed a Libyan tank some 100 km off Benghazi Monday afternoon. The French Fighter bomber probably used a GB-12.
Since Monday, most of the Rafale are operating from the Corsican base of Solenzara (BA126)
Tomorrow, Tuesday 22th, the 8 Rafale M of the CdG will start their flights over Libya

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