Due to long-duration overseas operations in three different regions of the world, combined with simultaneous renewals in transport, refueling and combat fleets, the French Air Force is finding itself in a particularly tense situation for a country without any conflict on its soil. "The intensity of our activity can be seen in flight hours logged and ammunition ordered," chief of staff Andre Lanata says. In 2017, French Air Force fighters will log a planned total of 50,000 flight ...

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