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Dassault on tough road to close India fighter deal

Dassault on tough road to close India fighter deal

India’s selection of Dassault Aviation as the preferred bidder for a huge fighter jet deal marks just the start of a long and arduous process for the French firm to secure a final contract, analysts say. Dassault won the right […]


France’s Dassault wins 126-jet Indian MMRCA contract

France’s Dassault wins 126-jet Indian MMRCA contract

French firm Dassault has won a multi-billion-dollar contract to provide 126 fighter jets to the Indian military, a government source in New Delhi told AFP on Tuesday. Dassault will sell its Rafale multi-role jet to India after beating the Eurofighter […]


France Receives Its First NH90 TTH

France Receives Its First NH90 TTH

NHI is pleased to announce the delivery of the first NH90 tactical transport helicopter to the French DGA (Delegation Générale de l’Armement). This event took place according to the contractual schedule, in Marignane Eurocopter facility, where the helicopter has been […]


French jet firm makes Swiss new offer

French jet firm makes Swiss new offer

French aircraft maker Dassault has made a new offer to Switzerland for its Rafale fighter jets after the government decided in November to buy Sweden’s Gripen planes instead, a report said Sunday. Dassault has sent a letter to parliament — […]


ACU4 Certifies French Ship FS Mistral in Preparation for Bold Alligator 2012

ACU4 Certifies French Ship FS Mistral in Preparation for Bold Alligator 2012

Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU4) Sailors trained with the crew of French projection and command ship (BPC) FS Mistral (L9013) Jan. 24-25, to certify the ship’s well deck for operations with the U.S. Navy’s landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) in […]


Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Friday that any foreign military intervention against Iran’s nuclear programme would trigger “war and chaos” across the Middle East and beyond. “Time is limited. France will do everything to avoid military intervention, but there is […]


Alenia Aermacchi: Official Launch of the nEUROn, the New Generation Technology Demonstrator for a European UCAV

Alenia Aermacchi: Official Launch of the nEUROn, the New Generation Technology Demonstrator for a European UCAV

France: Yesterday nEUROn, the technology demonstrator for a European UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle) was officially presented by Charles Edelstenne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Aviation, to the representatives of the six countries collaborating in the project (France, […]


France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

Under an urgent operational requirement, at the end of November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense supplied 80 SLATE (Acoustic Sniper Localization System) kits to the French defense procurement agency (DGA) for integration with TOP 12.7 versions of the VAB armoured personnel […]


India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India has cleared a $1.2 billion deal to buy 500 air-to-air missiles from European firm MBDA as it undergoes a major programme to modernize its military, defence ministry officials said Thursday. The cabinet committee on security, chaired by Prime Minister […]


 
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