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This Is How The French Do CBRN

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

  

You Never Know Where They’ll Show Up

Monday, December 1st, 2014

KCRF was next to the French new “VBCI”…Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle

KCRF en France

Seen in a Regiment exhibtion for public called “Open doors” or in French “Portes Ouvertes”.

Thanks Ar D!

Forces Focus – Le Groupement Commando Montagne

Friday, November 29th, 2013

We’ve mentioned the French 27e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins but this video showcases the capabilities of the entire Groupement Commando Montagne or Mountain Commando Group.

Merci Pierre

AUSA – Felin in Action Vol 2

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

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The coolest giveaway I saw at AUSA was the “Felin in Action” graphic novel in the French Army booth. It features the French Army’s Digitization suite (Felin) in action. The copy I saw was in English so I wonder if these are available for sale as it looks like it’s part of a series.

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Bastille Day Parade

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Unfortunately, we were remiss in wishing our French readers a happy Bastille Day. July 14th is their day of national independence and France was instrumental in our fight for independence. Each year the French celebrate with a large parade in Paris. Enjoy this year’s parade.

Once again, we apologize for missing Bastille Day. Vive La France!

Forces Focus – 27e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins (27e BCA)

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

The French 27e bataillon de chasseurs alpins (27e BCA) or 27th Mountain Infantry Battalion recently conducted high altitude mountaineering training in Chamonix. This unit has seen extensive action in Afghanistan. Take a few minutes to check out their equipment. The Overwhites are an Arktis design.

Forces Focus – Operation Serval – 2e REP Combat Jump into Timbuktu

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

To quote my friend Yancey, “Seems like the French had themselves a combat jump in Mali.”

This video by Pascal DuPont is the long version that shows the airland on the 27th of January into Gao and then concludes with the jump into Timbuktu on the 28th by the French Foreign Legion’s 2e REP ( 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment) including Harfang drone footage. Then there’s a bunch of other stuff.

The Latest FAMAS in Mali

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

French Troops in Mali

Here you can see the latest model of the French FAMAS (without SAGEM Sword for the FELIN system), with a fast access pouch on the stock. Also, check out the Woodland Safriland holster.

Photo – Loopster