Tunisian Air Force to deploy C-130 Hercules transport, 750 troops to Mali

A Quick Reaction Force made of around 750 Tunisian special operations troops will be deployed to Mali by March 2019.

The deployment would include a military aviation unit including C-130 Hercules aircraft and 750 troops of various specialties to provide logistics support as part of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA

A company of 120 military police will also be deployed.

Darek Liam

Been covering defense and national security issues for more than a decade. Sometimes you see me in the Sahara desert horse riding.

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