Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Topic: France

Croatian government approves Rafale F3-R fighter jet buy

The Croatian government has cleared the way for its Air Force to acquire 12 second-hand Rafale F3-R fighter jets from France, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said. Prime...

French Navy will receive more H160 helicopters

Just last week, Airbus Helicopters reported that the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has confirmed an option for two more H160s for the French Navy. As noted...

New Jaguar combat vehicle has fired MMP for the first time

The new French Jaguar armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle (EBRC) has test-fired MMP medium-range missile, for the first time. On 14 April, the French defense procurement agency (DGA)...

Lockheed Martin receives $51M support of the French Air Force C-130 aircraft

The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that Lockheed Martin won a $51 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in support of the French Air Force for long-term sustainment of...

French nuclear-powered submarine fired Exocet SM39 cruise missile

The French Navy has released a short video showing the test-firing of an Exocet SM39 underwater-launched anti-ship cruise missile from the nuclear-powered attack submarine. In a video posted...

Russia denies aggressive intentions that Ukraine fears

Senior Russian politicians have denied his country has any aggressive intentions in relation to Ukraine, saying that all its large-scale military exercises are aimed only at strengthening...

Northrop Grumman secures $99M contract for Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for France

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. won an additional $99 million for three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft ordered by France, the Defense Department announced this...

France conducts massive drills of its strategic nuclear forces

On April. 7, France conducted massive drills of its strategic nuclear forces that mobilized as many as 50 military aircraft including WC-135 Constant Phoenix atmospheric sampling aircraft. The...

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