Friday, September 18, 2020

Topic: France

Greece to sign multi-million defense deal with France amid tension with Turkey

Last week, Greece announced its plans to acquire 18 French Rafale fighter jets to equip its air force. Greek officials reported about its plans to...

French Army receives new Griffon multi-role armored vehicles

The French Army has taken delivery of another batch of Griffon multi-role armored vehicles, the French Ministry of Defense announced. Thirteen new Griffon VBMR (véhicules...

Arquus celebrates production of 1000th Sherpa armored vehicle

French specialty vehicle manufacturer Arquus has announced that it recently completed the production of the 1,000th Sherpa armored vehicle. The company said it is a...

Parrot to manufacture its surveillance drone for the U.S. Army

French drone manufacturer Parrot announced that it has passed another milestone in the U.S. Army’s Short Range Reconnaissance drone program. Parrot will manufacture its next...

France delays delivery of Rafale fighter to India

French aerospace giant Dassault Aviation facing a new reality as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic spreads. Planemaker said that the production of Rafale fighter jets...

France takes delivery of second and final KC-130J tanker

France has taken delivery of the second of two Lockheed Martin KC-130J aerial refueler aircraft, according to a company news release. Lockheed Martin delivered the...

France cut its nuclear arsenal to under 300 warheads

President Emmanuel Macron announced that France already has cut in the atomic arsenal to under 300 warheads. "France has cut nuclear arsenal to under 300...

French Air Force receives first of two American-made KC-130J tanker aircraft

The French Air Force has received the first of two American-made KC-130J Hercules tanker aircraft, according to a statement issued Thursday by Lockheed Martin. France...

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German Navy to receive new anti-ship missiles

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Russia aims to intimidate NATO with its Cold War-era bombers

Russian forces have this week conducted a series of military exercises involved Tu-160 and Tu-22M3 bombers. The Russian Defense Ministry said on September 17 that...