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Race for ‘hypersonic’ weapons heats up as France joins fray

World powers are vying to develop so-called "hypersonic" weapons that travel several times the speed of sound, with France the latest to join a...

Franco-German treaty a step toward ‘European army’: Merkel

The leaders of France and Germany on Tuesday laid out their commitment to a future joint European Army, an idea that has sparked angry...
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France fears damage to India ties after Hollande fans controversy over Rafale deal

PARIS: The French government said on Sunday it feared damage to its relations with India after former president Francois Hollande's claims on the Rafale...

France, Britain, US put UN hold on Chinese arms deliveries to Central African Republic

France, Britain and the United States have put a hold on a request from the Central African Republic (CAR) for UN Security Council approval...

Britain backs French plan for European defense force: minister

Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defense ties with the EU...

France convinced Trump to stay in Syria, says Macron

President Emmanuel Macron asserted Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria “for the long-term”, adding that French air strikes...

France to Boost Military Spending

French President Emmanuel Macron's government is ramping up military spending, arming drones and hiring more "cyberfighters" for Europe's biggest army. The move comes amid...

France hikes defence spending to hit NATO target

France on Wednesday announced plans to boost defence spending by more than 40 percent, bringing it into line with NATO targets after complaints from...

UK to Deploy Chinooks to Support French Operations in Africa

The Prime Minister is expected to make the announcement as part of the UK-France Summit at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where she will...

France Takes Delivery of First C-130J Super Hercules

Florence Parly, France's minister of the Armed Forces, officially welcomed the country's first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to the Armée de l'Air's 62st Transport...