Towards a Modern and More Capable French Army

Wallerand, Hervé
June 2010
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p67
The article provides an overview of the various aspects of the overall ongoing process for the modernisation and re-equipment of the French Land Forces. It highlights the TF Dragon, the task force built up by the 2nd French Foreign Legion Infantry Regiment for the operations in Afghanistan. It also mentions the deterrent and reassurance contribution of the Tiger attack helicopter. The new equipment deployed in Afghanistan gave an ability to take advantage of the basic principles of waging war.


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