Paris to equip west African air forces with surveillance aircraft to counter jihadist incursions

Tetras CS built by Humbert Aviation. This type of light plane will be used for ISR missions by Benin and Burkina Faso.
Tetras CS built by Humbert Aviation. This type of light plane will be used for ISR missions by Benin and Burkina Faso. © Humbert Aviation
By boosting the aerial surveillance capacities of Benin and Burkina Faso, Paris is hoping to increase its chances of countering a potential spread of Islamist operations to the border zone between the two countries and to the border region between Benin and Niger. [...] (311 words)
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