Britain To Support French Sahel Operations With Chinooks

Credit: Chinook: U.S. Army
LONDON—Britain will send Chinook helicopters to Africa to provide logistic support to French troops tackling Islamic extremism in the Sahel region. The deployment will involve around 100 personnel and three Chinooks. It is expected to get underway later this year. The move was announced Jan. 18...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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