First attack of the French Air Forces in Libya against an unspecified vehicle 1903112
Defense News - Libya
Saturday, March 19, 2011, 07:06 PM
First attack of the French Air Forces in Libya against an unspecified military vehicle.
French fighter jets deployed over Libya fired at a military vehicle on Saturday, the country's first strike against Moammar Gadhafi's military forces who earlier attacked the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.
First combat for the French combat aircraft Rafale ?
The international community closed ranks against Colonel Gaddafi in Paris on Saturday. The USA, Europe and the Arab League joined hands in condemning his attacks on civilians, and promised to enforce the UN Security council’s resolution against Gaddafi.
The first French strike started in Libya, shortly after the announcement by Nicolas Sarkozy of the beginning of an military intervention.