Opération Chammal


iraq Iraq and Syria

  • Opération Chammal
  • Opération Chammal
  • Opération ChammalOperation Chammal Force Composition March 2016
  • Opération ChammalFrench Carrier Group September 2016

French contribution to degrade ISIL operating around Iraq and Syria. On September 2014 deployed Task Force 473 in eastern Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean and has integrated components from other European nations into its mission.
On November 13, 2015 ISIL retaliated with attacks in Paris.

As of Mach 2016, airstrikes with Rafale and Mirage 2000D jets continue from bases in Jordan and the UAE


Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Crossed Suez Canal

Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Crossed Suez Canal

09-Dec-15 - The French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91) led a flotilla of warships from France, Belgium and Germany through the Suez Canal on a southbound transit into the Indian Ocean


Dates UnitModels

Not all models shown may have taken part in the Operation

helicopter   Individual helicopters

Model IDs
Eurocopter AS565SA Panther 486    


Aircraft Carrier (Nuclear Powered)   Charles de Gaulle class French Navy R91 Charles de Gaulle,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Arleigh Burke Flight I class US Navy DDG-71 USS Ross,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   F70 AA class French Navy D614 Cassard, French Navy D615 Jean Bart,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Horizon class French Navy D621 Chevalier Paul,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Type 45 Daring class Royal Navy D36 HMS Defender,
Destroyer   F70 ASW class French Navy D643 Jean de Vienne, French Navy D645 Lamotte-Picquet,
Frigate   F 122 Bremen class German Navy F213 Augsburg,
Frigate   Karel Doorman class Belgian Navy F930 Leopold I,
Support Ship   Durance class French Navy A630 Marne,

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