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India to Sign Mirage Upgrade Deal

India to Sign Mirage Upgrade Deal

The Indian Air Force today said it was hoping to sign the long-stuck USD 2.1 billion deal to upgrade around 50 Mirage 2000s with France by March this year. The deal has been awaiting clearance from the government after differences […]


Russian military justifies purchase of Mistral warships

Russian military justifies purchase of Mistral warships

Russia has decided to buy Mistral ships from France because it would have taken at least 10 years to develop a similar domestic model, Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said Thursday. “It could take at least […]


Russiaan USC dismisses rumors of exit from warship talks with France

Russiaan USC dismisses rumors of exit from warship talks with France

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation dismissed on Tuesday media reports that it had left talks with France on the purchase of four Mistral class amphibious assault ships. Kommersant business daily reported earlier on Tuesday that Russia would only be represented by […]


France suspends arms sales to Egypt

France suspends arms sales to Egypt

France said on Saturday it had suspended sales of arms and riot police equipment to Egypt as fresh protests took hold of Paris pressing for veteran leader Hosni Mubarak to step down. The decision was taken by the prime minister’s […]


Saab Delivers UCAV Fuselage to France

Saab Delivers UCAV Fuselage to France

After six years of planning, design, and production, Saab has now delivered the fuselage for Neuron, the European UAV demonstrator, to the primary contractor Dassault Aviation. Neuron is a European collaboration project to develop a UCAV demonstrator, Unmanned Combat Aerial […]


France Offers Mirage F1 Fighters to Iraq

France Offers Mirage F1 Fighters to Iraq

As Iraq continues to rebuild its Air Force, one glaring hole in its capabilities is the lack of combat aircraft. With U.S. forces set to completely withdraw from the country by the end of the year under the current Status […]


France-Russia sign Mistral warships deal

France-Russia sign Mistral warships deal

France on Tuesday inked a lucrative agreement to sell four Mistral warships to Moscow, with two to be built in Russia, in a move bitterly opposed by ex-Soviet states in the Baltics. The deal for the amphibious assault ships will […]


Iran opens nuclear sites to selected nations

Iran opens nuclear sites to selected nations

TEHRAN: Iran said on Tuesday it will open its atomic sites to some world powers, in a rare move swiftly dismissed as “antics’ by the United States, which along with Britain, France and Germany, is not invited. Foreign ministry spokesman […]


Russia to pay almost 2 bln dlrs for French warships

Russia to pay almost 2 bln dlrs for French warships

Russia will pay France 1.37 billion euros (1.81 billion dollars) for two Mistral-class assault warships that Moscow agreed to purchase from the NATO member last week, news reports said Thursday. “The first ship will cost 720 million euros and the […]


 
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