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.

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Darek Liam
Darek Liam is the North African editor for AMB, where he writes about the intersection of Technology and national security. He has been covering defense and national security issues for more than a decade, previously as African Union correspondent.

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