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Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Friday that any foreign military intervention against Iran’s nuclear programme would trigger “war and chaos” across the Middle East and beyond. “Time is limited. France will do everything to avoid military intervention, but there is […]


Alenia Aermacchi: Official Launch of the nEUROn, the New Generation Technology Demonstrator for a European UCAV

Alenia Aermacchi: Official Launch of the nEUROn, the New Generation Technology Demonstrator for a European UCAV

France: Yesterday nEUROn, the technology demonstrator for a European UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle) was officially presented by Charles Edelstenne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Aviation, to the representatives of the six countries collaborating in the project (France, […]


France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

Under an urgent operational requirement, at the end of November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense supplied 80 SLATE (Acoustic Sniper Localization System) kits to the French defense procurement agency (DGA) for integration with TOP 12.7 versions of the VAB armoured personnel […]


India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India has cleared a $1.2 billion deal to buy 500 air-to-air missiles from European firm MBDA as it undergoes a major programme to modernize its military, defence ministry officials said Thursday. The cabinet committee on security, chaired by Prime Minister […]


Indian Mirage Aircraft to Have 500 Air-To-Air Missiles

Indian Mirage Aircraft to Have 500 Air-To-Air Missiles

The government on Wednesday cleared a proposal to equip the French Mirage ground attack aircraft with 500 air-to-air missiles that would be procured from a western consortium. The 950-million euro (about Rs. 6,600 crore) deal was cleared by the Cabinet […]


Turkey suspends political and military ties with France

Turkey suspends political and military ties with France

Turkey announced on Thursday the suspension of political and military cooperation with France after French lawmakers approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenian genocide. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Erdogan said Turkey will recall its ambassador from […]


French PM ‘confident’ of Brazil fighter jet deal

French PM ‘confident’ of Brazil fighter jet deal

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said Wednesday he was confident of selling Rafale fighter jets to Brazil and could beat off rival bids because the aircraft’s technology cannot be matched. The Rafale is competing against US aviation giant Boeing’s F/A-18 […]


France defence deal intact despite EU row, says Hague

France defence deal intact despite EU row, says Hague

Britain said on Sunday that a defence pact signed with France a year ago under which the two countries would would share aircraft carriers is still intact despite last week’s EU summit farrago. After British Prime Minister David Cameron on […]


First Scorpene Submarine for Brazil Ready to Ship

First Scorpene Submarine for Brazil Ready to Ship

France: Yesterday at its Cherbourg centre DCNS started the last joining of sections of the first Scorpene submarine for Brazil. The welding of sections 3 and 4, a key step for assembling the forward part of the submarine, is a […]


 
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