The French Air Force (Armée de l´Air) will host in current month the SERPENTEX 2016 multinational training exercise from the Air Force Base nº126 “Preziosi in Solenzara” in Corsica.

Twelve countries will take part of SERPENTEX 2016 exercise including 10 NATO members and around 800 personnel. As usual, the exercise held since 2007 will serve to train close-air support role and forward air controllers, but also tactical transport and combined operation with helicopters

The aircraft display will involves Rafale F3, Mirage 2000D, Mirage 2000N, Mirage 2000-5, E-3F, Fennec, C160NG Transall, CN-235 and Harfang aircraft of France, C-15 Hornet of Spain, AMX and KC-767 aircraft of Italy, B-52 Stratofortress bomber of the U.S. Air Force, F-16AM Fighting Falcon of Belgium, Hawk T1 advanced training aircraft of the Royal Air Force and Learjet 35A aircraft of the Luftwaffe, as well as Joint Terminal Attack Controller teams of several nations.

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