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The AMX-10RC is a light reconnaissance vehicle built by GIAT.
Bernard Janvier (born 16 July 1939) is a Général of the French Army who served in the French Foreign Legion, primarily spearheading and putting in place effective resolving forces.
Bruno Dary (born 21 December 1952 in Barcelonnette, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) is a Général d'armée of the French Army and Commandant of the French Foreign Legion.
The CAESAR (CAmion Equipé d'un Système d'ARtillerie; Truck equipped with an artillery system); retrieved 13 February 2007 is a French self-propelled 155 mm/52-calibre gun-howitzer, installed on a 6X6 truck chassis.
Canjuers is a calcareous plateau and a military camp in Provence in southeastern France.
The Commandement des Forces Terrestres (CFT) is the new appellation (since July 1, 2008) of the Commandement de la Force d'action Terrestre (“Command of the land combat forces”, French acronym CFAT).
The Division Daguet was a French Army division formed in September 1990 in Saudi Arabia as part of France's contribution to Operation Desert Shield.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
The French Army, officially the Ground Army (Armée de terre) (to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée de L'air or Air Army) is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.
The French Foreign Legion (Légion étrangère) (FFL; Légion étrangère, L.É.) is a military service branch of the French Army established in 1831.
The French Navy (Marine Nationale), informally "La Royale", is the maritime arm of the French Armed Forces.
Général is the French word for general.
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
La Cavalerie is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.
Laudun-l'Ardoise is a commune in the Gard department in Occitanie (southern France).
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
The MO-120 RT-61 (factory designator) or MO-120-RT is a heavy mortar of French origin.
In NATO and most other western countries, motorized infantry is infantry that is transported by trucks or other un-protected motor vehicles.
Nîmes (Provençal Occitan: Nimes) is a city in the Occitanie region of southern France.
The Rapid Action Force (Force d'action rapide (FAR)) was an army corps of the French Army, created on July 1, 1984 during the reorganization of the later within the law n°83-606 of July 8, 1983 bearing approbation of the military programming for the years 1984 to 1988; the force would have been in means to deploy in Central-Europe and exterior theatres of operations in case of crisis undergone in intermediary conflicts.
The Tr-F1 is a 155mm French towed howitzer produced by Nexter (ex Giat Industries) and used by the French army.
The Troupe de marine (TDM) are a corps of the French Army which regroups several specialties: infantry, artillery, armoured and airborne.
Valence (Valença) is a commune in southeastern France, the capital of the Drôme department and within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The Véhicule Blindé de Combat d'Infanterie (VBCI, "Armoured vehicle for infantry combat") is a French Infantry fighting vehicle designed to replace the AMX-10P.
The Véhicule de l'avant blindé or VAB ("Armoured vanguard vehicle" in French) is an armoured personnel carrier and support vehicle designed by the Euro Mobilité Division of GIAT Industries of France.
The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the United States government after the September 11 attacks in the United States in 2001.
The 13th Demi-Brigade of Foreign Legion (13e Demi-Brigade de Légion Étrangère, 13e DBLE), was created in 1940 and was the main unit of the 1st Free French Division, Free French Forces (FFL).
The 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment is the only cavalry regiment in the French Foreign Legion.
The 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er Régiment étranger de génie, 1er REG) is one of two combat engineer regiments in the French Foreign Legion, and part of the 6th Light Armoured Brigade.
The 1st Spahi Regiment (1er Régiment de Spahis.) is an armored regiment of the modern French Army, previously called the 1st Moroccan Spahi Regiment (1er Régiment de Spahis Marocains).
The 21st Marine Infantry Regiment (21e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine, 21e RIMa) is a unit of the French military issued by filiation from the 2e RIC.
The 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e Régiment Étranger d'Infanterie, 2e REI) is an infantry regiment of the French Foreign Legion.
The 31st Brigade (31e Brigade) was a French Army and French Foreign Legion combined arms brigade created in 1981 whose components were all reassigned in 1984.
The 3rd Armoured Division (3e Division Blindée, 3e DB) is a unit of the French Army.
The 3rd Marine Artillery Regiment (3e Régiment d'Artillerie de Marine, 3e RAMa) is the heir to the 3rd Marine Artillery Regiment created in Rochefort by Napoleon Bonaparte's consular decree of May 13, 1803, the 3rd Colonial Artillery Regiment, then the 3rd Marine Artillery Regiment.
The 6th Foreign Engineer Regiment (6e régiment étranger de génie.) was a unit of the French Foreign Legion in the rapid reaction force and part component of the 6th Light Armoured Division, (6e DLB).