Story title EUTM Mali
Story description

The aim of the EU training mission in Mali (EUTM Mali) is to help improve the military capacity of the Malian Armed Forces in order to allow, under civilian authority, the restoration of the country's territorial integrity.

Video title Koulikoro Training Area
Video description

These images were shot at the Koulikoro military school, 60 kilometres north-east of the capital Bamako on March 26. They include film of a Belgian medical evacuation helicopter and an interview with its pilot, talking about his duties and the problems of climate and conditions in Mali. The second part contains images of a German "Role 2" field hospital comprising 38 tents, and an interview with the facility's commander, Lt. Colonel Mathias Lippa.  

Reference 98973 Video infos Mpg4 / PAL - 16:9 Duration 00:04:26 Type Stockshots (Archives footage)
Shooting date 26-03-2013 Country Mali Town Koulikoro    
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Views of helicopter landing, interiors and protection force. 12 shots

Duration : 00:01:04


Soundbite (French) Commandant Marc Delaet

"Day and night we are ready to take off, in case of accident or any other need. During daylight hours, we can react within 30 minutes, and within 45 minutes at night time. There are always two pilots ready to go, two mechanics on standby just in case, and a flying nurse."

Duration : 00:00:18


Cutaway of helicopter. One shot

Duration : 00:00:04


Soundbite (French) Commandant Marc Delaet

"The conditions here are difficult. It's very hot. We are always flying right at the limit, which is why we had solid training in Belgium before we came here. The training was very good. We have to be very careful out here, and choose our landing zones with care."

Duration : 00:00:21


Wide view of helicopter. One shot

Duration : 00:00:05


General views of the camp. Six shots

Duration : 00:00:24


Exterior views of German field hospital. Six shots

Duration : 00:00:27


Interior views of field hospital, staff, pharmacy, nurses, equipment. Eleven shots

Duration : 00:00:52


Soundbite (German) Lt. Colonel Mathias Lippa

"We are building a field hospital here, with two intensive care units, two intermediate care facilities and eight beds. We have a pharmacy, a chemists, a command and control centre, an x-ray unit, and we also have a dentist, and a doctor."

Duration : 00:00:45


Cutaway closing of tent interior door for cleanliness. One shot

Duration : 00:00:04



Duration : 00:00:01