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DCNS Floats Out FREMM Frigate Provence

DCNS Floats Out FREMM Frigate Provence

On 18 September 2013, FREMM frigate Provence was floated out of its building dock at the Lorient shipyard. With five FREMM multimission frigates at different stages of assembly and construction, this float-out (or pre-outfitting launch) – always a major milestone […]


Bahrain eyes Eurofighter: BAE

Bahrain eyes Eurofighter: BAE

Bahrain is interested in buying the Eurofighter Typhoon jet, British defence group BAE Systems said on Wednesday. “Bahrain has expressed an interest in Typhoon and the UK government is leading very early discussions. BAE Systems is supporting the UK government […]


France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France will about halve its purchases of Dassault Rafale jet fighter planes over the next six years, under defence estimates on Friday, and is counting on at last clinching the first sales abroad to keep production lines going. French officials […]


France confident about delayed Rafale sale to India

France confident about delayed Rafale sale to India

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday talks over a $12-billion deal to sell Rafale jets to India were progressing well and that a new bilateral pact would underpin the deal. India initially set a target of the end […]


The French White Paper on Defence and National Security

The French White Paper on Defence and National Security

The national security strategy will help France to ward off risks and threats, direct or indirect, likely to endanger the life of the nation. This concept, introduced by the 2008 White Paper and enshrined in law in 2009, has been […]


India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

Following is the Joint Statement issued after the Defence Talks between India and France here today. “At the invitation of the Minister of Defence of India, the French Minister of Defence Mr Yves Le Drian is on an official visit […]


UAE buys two French surveillance satellites

UAE buys two French surveillance satellites

The United Arab Emirates ordered two military surveillance satellites from France on Monday, in a deal worth more than 700 million euros ($913.2 million). The Falcon Eye deal, signed in Abu Dhabi over competition from Lockheed Martin of the United […]


DCNS Completes CVN Charles de Gaulle Refit

DCNS Completes CVN Charles de Gaulle Refit

The French Navy’s Fleet Support Service (SSF) signed off on the completion of the intermediate refit of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle after six months’ work by DCNS. From hull to combat system, without forgetting compliance tests to the […]


US readies sale of Reaper drones to France

US readies sale of Reaper drones to France

Plans to sell US Reaper drones to France advanced Monday as Congress raised no objections to the contract, Pentagon officials said. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which oversees foreign military sales, had notified Congress on June 27 of the proposed […]


 
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