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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 […]


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 […]


 
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