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Air Force and French parachute exercise

19 May 2011

Exercise PARA BREVET 11 is a parachuting exercise between the French Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC) and the Parachute Training and Support Unit (PTSU), Royal New Zealand Air Force.

The exercise, held at Air Force Base Whenuapai, enables FANC and PTSU to increase their understanding of the respective units parachuting capability from both a training and operational perspective.

Media are invited to attend the exercise on Tuesday 24 May from 7.00am until approximately midday. The day will include training briefings and parachute descents.


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For more information please contact Anna Sussmilch, Defence Communications Group on 04 496 0286 or 021 676 338

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