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Egypt has the Second Largest Rafale Fleet After France

Egypt and France have inked a deal to supply Egypt with 30 Rafale aircraft. This was announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Defence on 4 May. With this deal, Egypt now has the second largest Rafale Fleet in the world after France.   Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The contract was concluded between the…
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France’s New Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

The French Minister of Defence announced on 29 March the notification of the Avant-Projet Sommaire (brief preliminary design) contract for the new generation nuclear aircraft carrier (PA NG), bringing together Naval Group, Chantiers de l'Atlantique and TechnicAtome. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Minister also attended the signing of the agreements creating a…
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Greece & France Finalise the RAFALE Purchase Contract

France and Greece are about to conclude a contract for the purchase of 18 Rafale fighter jets; 6 new and 12 used, reports the French newspaper, La Tribune. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "Greece and France are finalising the final preparations for the signing of the contract for the acquisition of 18 Rafale, including…
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MEDUSA 2020: France & UAE Join the Excercise

The Multinational exercise Medusa 2020 kicked off on Monday. The exercise, which is held in the period between 30 November and 6 December 2020 is conducted in the broader region of Alexandria, Egypt, within the Cairo FIR. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt, and for the first time in history, France and the United Arab Emirates joined the…
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France & Egypt Conduct Drills in the Mediterranean

French and Egyptian naval forces conducted joint military drills in the Mediterranean on 1 October. By carrying out these exercises, the two countries work toward maintaining maritime security, stability and peace in the Mediterranean region. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. These naval drills in the mediterranean come in light of a plan to raise…
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India-France Defence Partnership: A New Chapter

France's Minister of Defence Florence Parly paid a visit to India to induct France-made RAFAEL aircraft into the Indian Air Force. In her words, with this programme to deliver the 36 aircraft to India France and India are now writing a new chapter in the India-France defence partnership. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. “In…
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Australia Cancels French Submarine Deal in Favour of US

Following of the formal declaration of the Australia-US-UK defence agreement, Australia has cancelled its procurement plan for twelve conventional submarines from French Naval Group in favour of nuclear-powered submarines from the United States and United Kingdom.   On the 15th of September, American President Joe Biden announced a new working group with the United Kingdom…
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Greece Orders 6 Additional Rafales

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced the acquisition of an additional six Rafales. This will put the total order for the French fighter jet by Greece at 24. The first airframe had been delivered in July.     During the Thessaloniki International Fair on Saturday, the 11th of September, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis…
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Franco-German Transport Squadron Under Construction

With an Inter-Governmental agreement signed by the German and French Ministers of Defence, the two countries have created a joint tactical air transport squadron, equipped with the C-130J Super Hercules.     On the 30th of August the French and German Defence Ministers, Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer and Florence Parly, have met in Paris and signed…
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ADAS 2022​ A Gateway to the Philippine Modernisation Programme

ADAS 2022 is the only tri-service Defense and Security Exhibition that comprehensively addresses the diverse requirements of the Department of National Defense (DND), the National Security Council (NSC), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP), as well as its many homeland security and crisis and disaster response agencies.   The highly…
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