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Libya - UN no-fly zone - Operations

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According to media, French Rafales opened fire against Libyan targets!
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Libia, via to the first French aerial attack. Exploded the festivity in Tahrir public square to Tobruk Hit 4 tanks. British frigate leaves Cagliari, Bottoming drill airplane in motion

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Till now, four Adla Rafales took off from BA113 this morning, followed par two more with RECCE pods, plus two M2000-5 from BA102 and two 2000D from BA133.
Tomorrow, carrier Charles de Gaulle will leave Toulon to rejoin the area.
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http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/afric ... tml?hpt=T1
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12795971
The French plane fired the first shot in Libya at 1645 GMT and destroyed its target, according to a military spokesman.

French planes also flew reconnaissance missions over "all Libyan territory", French military sources said earlier.

Around 20 French aircraft were involved in Saturday's operation, a defence ministry official told the Reuters news agency.
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US Ships fired several Tomahawk cruisemissiles. According to PM Cameron from the UK also British military came into action allthough it is not yet known how they did so.
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Arjan wrote:US Ships fired several Tomahawk cruisemissiles. According to PM Cameron from the UK also British military came into action allthough it is not yet known how they did so.
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Arjan wrote:US Ships fired several Tomahawk cruisemissiles. According to PM Cameron from the UK also British military came into action allthough it is not yet known how they did so.
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Strike Eagles just took off as well.
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Re: Libya - UN No Fly Zone Operations - OPERATION ODYSSEY DAWN

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According to the Pentagon five countries opened their attack on Libya this saturday.
France, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Canada and Italy are the five countries involved.
The name of this operation is now called Operation Odyssey Dawn.

The first objectives are the anti aircraft positions around the Libyan cities of Tripoli and Misrata. Libyan states television reports that a fuel depot has been bombed.

About 25 allied naval vessels, three of them being US submarines, are part of the attack force.
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Reports claim a Libyan shotdown of a French fighter
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Hi,

These were "normal" missions (perparations). Live missions just took off from Marham and Brize.

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Arjan wrote:US Ships fired several Tomahawk cruisemissiles. According to PM Cameron from the UK also British military came into action allthough it is not yet known how they did so.
Tornado's just took off from Marham
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Were "normal" (preparation) missions. They just took off for deployment.

Support is a NATO C-17 (03).
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Libyan media reports the shootdown of a French fighter!
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Hurricane wrote:Reports claim a Libyan shotdown of a French fighter
Has been denied by French authorities.
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Arjan wrote: According to PM Cameron from the UK also British military came into action allthough it is not yet known how they did so.
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