President Emmanuel Macron visited the Mourmelon Army (Marne) camp on Thursday, March 1.
President Emmanuel Macron visited the Mourmelon Army (Marne) camp on Thursday, March 1, in the morning, to assist with helicopter maneuvers with live ammunition and shells and to present the new equipment. of the "2020 fighter". The opportunity for the Head of State to embark, as usual, aboard an emblematic equipment of the French armed forces.
After his hoist on the submarine Le Terrible and a passage in pilot's dress in Istres, it is a helicopter of tactical transport NH90, a pure European production, which allowed the head of the State to overfly the maneuvers to discover the whole range of the Army's capabilities, from the heaviest to the lightest. He was to assist in particular the techniques of armored raids used by the forces Serval then Barkhane in Mali and airborne missions.