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France loses out on Brazil jets deal: report

France loses out on Brazil jets deal: report

France will lose out in its bid to win a multibillion-dollar fighter jet contract with Brazil, the Folha de Sao Paulo daily reported Saturday. The newspaper set France’s $4 billion proposal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, from a consortium led […]


Iran denies it scuttled nuclear talks

Iran denies it scuttled nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday denied US claims that the Islamic republic had scuttled nuclear talks in Geneva, pointing instead to France as the culprit. US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Abu Dhabi on Monday […]


DCNS Begins Sea Trials of FREMM Multimission Frigate Normandie

DCNS Begins Sea Trials of FREMM Multimission Frigate Normandie

FREMM frigate Normandie, the second of the Aquitaine class for the French Navy, put to sea for the first time on 25 October. This milestone marks the beginning of the ship’s sea trials, which will take place off Brittany and […]


Upgraded Indian Mirage 2000 Undertakes Maiden Flight In France

Upgraded Indian Mirage 2000 Undertakes Maiden Flight In France

Under IAF’s over Rs 10,000 crore modernization program, the first Mirage 2000, upgraded by its manufacturer, has successfully completed its maiden flight at an air base in France. India had signed an upgrade programme worth over Rs 10,000 crore with […]


Northrop Grumman to Upgrade French Navy E-2C Hawkeye Fleet

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade French Navy E-2C Hawkeye Fleet

Under a $34.5 million U.S. Navy contract, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) will modify the French Navy’s fleet of three E-2C Hawkeyes with an upgraded Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system, further increasing commonality and interoperability with U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced […]


RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF Top Guns will team up with their French counterparts to spearhead a major military exercise which starts on Sunday. (6 October) The 11-day event will see aircraft from Britain, France, the United States, Canada and Germany being hosted at […]


Global armada steams into Sydney for naval centenary

Global armada steams into Sydney for naval centenary

Warships from 17 countries steamed into Sydney Harbour Friday for a nautical extravaganza marking the centenary of Australia’s emergence as an independent sea power. Naval vessels from nations including China, France, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, the United States and former colonial […]


Airbus delivers first A400M military transport plane

Airbus delivers first A400M military transport plane

After years of delays and huge cost over-runs, Airbus on Monday delivers its first A400M military transport plane, handing over the huge turboprop to France at its Spanish assembly plant. The pan-European aircraft maker expects the ceremony at the Airbus […]


French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

Ural Vagon Zavod and Renault Trucks Defense have combined their know-how to offer potential customers an infantry combat vehicle which is being presented for the first time at the Russian Expo Arms exhibit in Nijni Taguil. This 30-tonne combat vehicle […]


 
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