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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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Croatia to Buy Used French Rafale Jets

Croatia will purchase 12 Rafale F3-R multirole fighters, formerly in French service for the price of 999 million Euro. This purchase is part of a government to government agreement with France. Coinciding with its Armed Forces day on 28 May 2021, the Croatian Government adopted a decision on the procurement of a new multi-role fighter.…
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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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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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Switzerland to Buy F35A and Patriot SAMs

The Swiss Federal Council will propose to parliament the procurement of 36 F-35A fighter aircraft and 5 Patriot fire units from the US manufacturers Lockheed Martin and Raytheon respectively. The procurement is expected to have a volume of around 7 Billion Swiss Franc (6.4 Billion Euro). Other candidates for the fighter aircraft included Airbus’ Eurofighter,…
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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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Franco-German-Spanish FCAS Project Running into Turbulence

In February this year, German, French, and Spanish officials reached an impasse in their negotiations on the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project. The three countries disagree over intellectual property rights and work shares, with the French company Dassault demanding 50% of the workload. Disagreements went so far as the consideration of build three demonstrators…
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Su-57 Fighter Presented Abroad for the First Time

The Russian fifth-generation Su-57 fighter is likely to take part in the AeroIndia-2021 air show in Bangalore, which will be held on 3-7 February 2021. This was reported by The Economic Times, citing sources from among the organizers of the event. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The participation of the Su-57 in the exhibition…
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Meet Egypt’s FREMM Bergamini

FREMM is originally a joint French-Italian project between Naval Group and Fincantieri to build a heavy multi-mission frigate, which is why it was called "FREMM", short for "European multi-mission frigate" in French "Frégate Européenne Multi-Mission" and in Italian "Fregata Europea Multi-Missione". This is a glimpse into the FREMM Bergamini Egypt has ordered recently. Follow New Defence…
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