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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 […]


Russia and France in deadlock over Mistral cost: report

Russia and France in deadlock over Mistral cost: report

Russia and France have hit deadlock in talks over a deal for Moscow to buy Mistral helicopter carriers, with the two sides unable to agree on a price, a report said Thursday, citing Russian sources. Russia insists it will pay […]


Russia in talks with France on ‘future soldier’ gear

Russia in talks with France on ‘future soldier’ gear

Russia is holding talks with France on the purchase of Felin advanced “future soldier” equipment, which includes new combat clothing with body armor and a new ballistic helmet, weapons, and a portable computer. “We will take several Felin sets, we […]


France Orders New-Gen Sperwer Drones and Remote Video Terminals

France Orders New-Gen Sperwer Drones and Remote Video Terminals

ABU DHABI, IDEX 2011: French defense procurement agency DGA has awarded Sagem (Safran group) a contract for the modernization and expansion of the French army’s fleet of Sperwer tactical drones and associated equipment. The contract covers the following: Three Sperwer […]


Rafale F3 and AREOS Reco NG: the 21st Century Reconnaissance Team

Rafale F3 and AREOS Reco NG: the 21st Century Reconnaissance Team

The AREOS Reco NG pod, an integral part of the F3 standard for Rafale fighters, brings France into the world of all-digital reconnaissance. As a veritable “omnirole” fighter, the Rafale has already replaced several types of warplanes in the French […]


TopOwl Deployed with French and US Forces in Afghanistan

TopOwl Deployed with French and US Forces in Afghanistan

Thales today announced that together with the Tiger and Huey UH-1Y helicopters, its TopOwl Helmet Mounted Sight & Display system (HMSD) has been deployed with the French and US Forces in Afghanistan, to provide high levels of night vision performance […]


FELIN Soldier Modernization System Enters Service with French Army

FELIN Soldier Modernization System Enters Service with French Army

France: First public demonstration of the FELIN system produced by Sagem (Safran group) for the French army. The 1st French Infantry Regiment, the oldest in Europe, shares its initial impressions of this high-tech integrated equipment suite for today’s solders. Direct […]


 
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