With Islamists in Mali will fight BRITISH spy plane

With Islamists in Mali will fight BRITISH spy plane 

Britain sent a military spy plane Mali Sentinel R1 (pictured) to support the French military operation against Islamic militants, reports the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom.
 
Sentinel reconnaissance aircraft is a modification of a business jet. He resettled radar capable of in a few areas to explore Minutka length of several thousand kilometers.
 
Earlier aircraft used in Libya in the fight against the troops of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Spy planes to date are also used in Afghanistan.
 
A total of five RAF spy plane Sentinel, but West Africa will be sent only some of them.
 
Earlier in the breakaway region has focused two transport aircraft Boeing C17. British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the country will not send ground troops to Mali.
 
Previously, now the head of the White House South American Barack Obama supported the French army military operation in Mali. During a telephone conversation with President Francois Hollande Obama «expressed his support for the efforts of France and the international community, which do not give the rebels do for yourself haven,» said the report of the White House.
 
The U.S. has already given France its combat aircraft to transport troops to the north of Mali, as the data acquired with the help of satellites and drones, reports BBC.
 
Recall the situation in Mali has escalated in recent weeks — Adventure extremist groups began attacking government troops positions in the central part of the country. To help troops in Mali January 10 French soldiers arrived. In the current time on the terrain of the country is more than two thousand French soldiers. In operation also involved troops of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
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