posted on Jul, 21 2008 @ 04:28 PM
"The Roosevelt’s decks will for the first time host French Rafale fighter jets which will share space with US warplanes, while the only French
carrier Charles de Gaulle undergoes maintenance.
Our military sources note that French warplanes have in the past performed short landings and takeoff drills on US carriers from the Charles de
Gaulle, but never before taken part in a fully cooperative operational exercise.
This joint endeavor signifies that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is fully committed to a joint US-European military action if necessary to halt
Iran’s progress toward a nuclear weapon."