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SOFINS 2019: French Special Operations Command shows off new flight suit

4th April 2019 - 13:45 GMT | by Andrew White in Camp de Souge


The French Special Operations Command (COS) has designed its very own next-generation tactical flight suit for air crew members, service officials have disclosed to Shephard.

Designed in response to emerging requirements from the contemporary operating environment, the COS’s Future Flight Suit for French Special Operations Forces Crew Members (ETHFS NG) will be used by the French Air Force’s Special Forces Command (BFSA) which includes the Air Force Commando (CPA 10) unit; Helicopter Squadron Pyrenees EH1/67 and Transport Squadron ET3/61 Poitou. 

Flight suits could also be made available to the army’s 4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment.

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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