Christina Mackenzie Paris

Christina Mackenzie Paris
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France Brings Military To Bear In Mali
French forces are free to attack anywhere in Mali
Desert Warfare Shows Value Of Armored Howitzer 

Explosions do not disturb residents of Draguignan, the “artillery capital of France.” But a visitor to this southeastern city is surprised that the sound of an 18-ton Caesar self-propelled howitzer travels 20 km (12 mi.) from Camp de Canjuers, the biggest proving ground in Western Europe.

Striking Back
Operation Serval includes 3,500 troops and 20 combat helicopters
Shipbuilding Experts Outline New Offerings
Small, fast and flexible ship designs are the trend
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