This infographic provides some interesting details about the last French raids in Libya

French Air Force two-seat Rafale. (Image credit: FAF)

The French Air Force has been silently, but constantly, pounding ISIS targets in Libya.

Beginning in December 2015, the French Air Force has been operating over North Africa. Initially, the activity was limited to recce sorties carried out by its Rafale “omnirole” aircraft.

Then, according to aviation journalist and historian Babak Taghvaee, starting in February, the Armée de l’Air has started performing strikes against Daesh targets in the Sirte region.

The following infographic provides some interesting details about the latest of such raids.

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.