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France’s War in Mali: Lessons for an Expeditionary Army

France’s War in Mali: Lessons for an Expeditionary Army

French Army operations in Mali (Operation Serval) in 2013 provide a model for designing and operating an expeditionary force, one that has a number of attributes and competencies that United States Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno has indicated […]


Sagem Delivers 150 JIM LR 2 Multifunction Infrared Binoculars To French Army

Sagem Delivers 150 JIM LR 2 Multifunction Infrared Binoculars To French Army

Sagem (Safran) delivered the first 150 JIM LR 2 multifunction long-range infrared binoculars to the French army, in line with the original delivery schedule. This delivery was part of the JIR TTA NG (1) program, covering a total of 1,175 […]


French Army Gets Third NH90 Helicopter

French Army Gets Third NH90 Helicopter

NHI is proud to announce that the French Army took delivery of its third NH90 Caiman. This event took place today in Marignane (Eurocopter Facility) where the helicopter was built. This NH90 TTH was piloted by a crew from the […]


New Tactical Drone for French Army, Continues to Modernize Fleet

New Tactical Drone for French Army, Continues to Modernize Fleet

French defense procurement agency DGA has awarded Sagem (Safran group) a contract for five Sperwer Mk II drones, which will join the fleet of SDTI (Système de Drones Tactiques Intérimaires) tactical drones already in service with the French army. These […]


French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army experts have expressed interest in Russian improvised explosive device detection systems, following a recent visit to a Moscow Region training ground, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Sergei Vlasov said on Monday. The French experts saw Russian army mine-clearers […]


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 […]


Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

MARIGNANE, France: The delivery of the 36th EC120 marked an important step in this innovative program, a public-private partnership set up to provide the French armed forces with a modern and cost-effective training helicopter. Today, Hélidax officially received its 36th […]


French Tigers Log 1,000 Flight Hours in Afghanistan

French Tigers Log 1,000 Flight Hours in Afghanistan

MARIGNANE, France: The EC665 Tiger HAP (combat support) helicopter received its operational certification from NATO for the Afghan theater of operations in August 2009, just seven months after the final operational standard qualification was issued by government agencies in December […]


First French Army Simulator Network Achieved Over Distance

First French Army Simulator Network Achieved Over Distance

Thales has completed a successful simulator network between the French Army simulation facilities in Le Luc (EALAT army aviation training centre) and Canjuers (1st armoured regiment) for the first time. The objective was to verify the added value of networked […]


 
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