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France denies reports of losing its warplane over Libya

France denies reports of losing its warplane over Libya

The French General Staff denied on Sunday media reports that one of its Air Force planes was shot down, saying that all warplanes returned to their bases. France Press news agency reported earlier citing reports from the Libyan national television […]


Warship deal with Russia losing support in France

Warship deal with Russia losing support in France

The agreement to sell advanced warships to Russia is losing support in France because of Moscow’s wish to get hold of sensitive military technology and concerns among Russia’s neighbors, Le Figaro daily said on Wednesday. Russia and France signed an […]


China preventing UN action on Libya: France

China preventing UN action on Libya: France

Veto-wielding member China is blocking UN Security Council action on Libya while the United States has yet to define its position, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Tuesday. “If today we are stuck, it’s not only because Europe is impotent, […]


Russia, France struggle over Mistral contract

Russia, France struggle over Mistral contract

A Russian-French contract on the construction of Mistral class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy is unlikely to be signed in the near future, a Russian deputy defense minister said. Russia and France in January signed an intergovernmental agreement to […]


BAE and Dassault Aviation to Develop Joint UAS Program

BAE and Dassault Aviation to Develop Joint UAS Program

BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate exclusively on the preparation and submission of a joint proposal to the UK and French Ministries of Defence for the design, development, production and support of […]


Russia set to buy 500 combat vehicles from France

Russia set to buy 500 combat vehicles from France

Russia is in talks with French military manufacturer Panhard on the purchase of 500 light armored vehicles for its border guards, a Russian military think-tank said on Friday. “Negotiations are being held on [the purchase of] 3.1-ton light armored vehicles […]


First French FREMM Frigate Prepares for Sea Trials

First French FREMM Frigate Prepares for Sea Trials

In accordance with the Program schedule, DCNS is completing equipment integration and harbor acceptance tests on board the first-of-class FREMM multi-mission frigate Aquitaine. All major ship systems must be tested before the major milestone of the first sea going, scheduled […]


Russian Mistral Procurement Stalled

Russian Mistral Procurement Stalled

The governments of Russia and France are reportedly in a deadlock over the price of the Mistral-class vessels. Russia is expected to procure two Mistral-class ships from France under a joint venture that will lead to an additional two vessels […]


Russia dismisses report of deadlock in talks on Mistral purchase

Russia dismisses report of deadlock in talks on Mistral purchase

Reports of an impasse in contractual talks between Russia and France on the purchase of Mistral class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy are false, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday. Russia’s Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday […]


 
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