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DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS is a major player in the European and world markets for value-added naval defence systems. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. […]


Additional Orders for DRAC Air Vehicles for the French Army

Additional Orders for DRAC Air Vehicles for the French Army

Cassidian has been notified by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) of the confirmation of additional orders for DRAC air vehicles and systems for the French Army. The DRAC mini-UAV close-range reconnaissance system is intended to enhance the intelligence seeking […]


UN, French forces attack Gbagbo bases in Ivory Coast

UN, French forces attack Gbagbo bases in Ivory Coast

French and UN helicopters fired at the Ivory Coast presidential palace and bases of strongman Laurent Gbagbo as the country’s elected president launched an all-out push to make him step down. The helicopters targeted the presidency, Gbagbo’s residence and military […]


Qatar flies first sortie enforcing no-fly zone over Libya

Qatar flies first sortie enforcing no-fly zone over Libya

Airmen from Qatar, the newest member to the coalition supporting the enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, flew their first operational sortie March 25 in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. A Qatari Emiri Air Force Mirage 2000-5 flew […]


NATO takes command of Libya campaign

NATO takes command of Libya campaign

NATO took full command of military operations in Libya from a US-led coalition, empowering alliance forces to stage ground strikes to protect civilians threatened by Moamer Kadhafi’s army. As rebels pushed towards Tripoli after nine days of Western bombings on […]


French airstrikes pound armour, munitions dump

French airstrikes pound armour, munitions dump

French warplanes Sunday carried out strikes on Libyan armoured vehicles and a “major munitions depot” in the Misrata and Zintan regions in the west of the country, French military headquarters said. Three patrols on a “reconnaissance mission” had carried out […]


France, US Move Toward Coordinated NATO Effort in Libya

France, US Move Toward Coordinated NATO Effort in Libya

France and the US have agreed on a new structure to coordinate the military operations in Libya. NATO allies have agreed to use their navies to enforce a UN-backed arms embargo, as the fighting continues. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, British […]


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 […]


 
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