Libya, French Defense Minister congratulate the men and women engaged in Harmattan
November 5, Mont de marsan Air Base, the French Defense Minister,
Gerard Longuet, has met the men and women of the 3 armed forces who
participated in the operations over Libya.
He notably underlined
the first elint missions as early as February 23, as well as the first
strikes conducted by Rafale and Mirage 2000 crews on March 19, while the
Gaddafi Air defense network was still fully operational. Despite the
risk, the French airmen managed to stop and neutralize the dictator's
tanks a few hours from the Benghazi city.
source : defense.gouv.fr