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India to Receive Upgraded Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets

India to Receive Upgraded Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets

Faced with huge delays in clinching new fighter projects even as it grapples with fast-eroding air combat power, IAF finally has some reason to cheer. The force will get its first two upgraded Mirage-2000 fighters with new avionics and weapons […]


France displaces Britain as key US military ally

France displaces Britain as key US military ally

Once a source of irritation for the United States, France has nudged aside Britain to become the US military’s key European partner. The growing ties between the two militaries were on display this month when France’s top military officer, General […]


France’s second Russian-bought warship tested at sea

France’s second Russian-bought warship tested at sea

The second of two French Mistral warships whose delivery to Russia has been suspended due to violence in east Ukraine began its first open sea outing Monday, AFP journalists observed. The Sebastopol was eased from its Saint-Nazaire port in western […]


nEUROn UCAV: Success for Test Campaign in France

nEUROn UCAV: Success for Test Campaign in France

With the completion of its 100th flight in February, the nEUROn UCAV technology demonstrator has completed its test campaign in France. Throughout this entire campaign, the nEUROn and associated equipment demonstrated exemplary availability and reliability. In the first phase, the […]


France seeks Silicon Valley allies in war on terror

Cyber Security

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met Friday with Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter to discuss ways to thwart terrorists from using the platforms as stages for propaganda. “We had frank, rich, deep discussion,” Cazeneuve said during a press conference at […]


Thales Shares In Rafale, FREMM Contracts with Egypt

Thales Shares In Rafale, FREMM Contracts with Egypt

Thales welcomes the selection by Egypt of the Rafale omnirole combat aircraft and the FREMM multi-mission frigate, which will both equip the Egyptian forces. Twenty-four Rafale aircraft and one FREMM frigate have been ordered by the Egyptian authorities. Thales provides […]


Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt’s decision to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France underscores its determination to diversify its sources of weapons and reduce its dependence on the United States, experts said. The 5.2-billion-euro ($5.9 billion) deal is a historic first foreign sale […]


France clinches first foreign sale of Rafale jets with Egypt contract

Rafale fighter aircraft

France announced Thursday it will sell 24 Rafale fighters plus a frigate to Egypt in a 5 billion euro ($5.7 billion) deal that marks the first foreign contract for the multi-role combat jet. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will […]


Lebanon to start receiving French arms in April

Lebanon to start receiving French arms in April

The first deliveries of Saudi-funded French weapons to help Lebanon combat jihadists will begin in April, a spokesman for Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday. Fabius confirmed the time frame at a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam on […]


 
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