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Feb 13, 2015

NavWeek: Frigate About It9

Many doubt the idea that that the modified LCS will live up to the true definition of a frigate. But perhaps it's about time to give the Navy a....More
Feb 12, 2015

When Russians Fly Over European Coasts1

The ministry said two French Mirage-2000 took off from Lan-Bihoué air base in south Brittany in response to the incident, along with a Rafale that....More
Feb 09, 2015

French MoD Backs Dassault's Position on Indian Rafale2

French arms procurement chief says guaranteeing HAL Rafales was not part of original tender....More
Feb 06, 2015

Egypt Is Possible First Export Customer For French Rafale20

Under the terms of a deal still being finalized, Cairo would buy up to 24 aircraft and a FREMM frigate....More
Feb 05, 2015

Hollande: Ukraine Could Be "Une Guerre Totale"2

French president joins western leaders in Kiev to work out a diplomatic solution to the crisis there....More
Feb 05, 2015

France, Canada Still Seek Diplomatic Solution To Russian-Ukrainian Crisis

Asked if they would follow the U.S. lede, French and Canadian defense ministers said their governments would act independently....More
Feb 02, 2015

Tom Enders Talks Forthcoming 2014 Financial Results, A400M, And The Reorg

Outtakes from the annual Airbus press dinner in Paris....More
Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning6

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 22, 2015

10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2....More
Jan 21, 2015

Peru Goes Dutch For SAR Helicopters

Peru will buy three used AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters from the Netherlands, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed....More
Jan 20, 2015

Belgian Army Patrols City Streets

It was not a long weekend like it was in the States, but I felt the presence of the Belgian army on the streets of Brussels Jan. 17 when I saw a....More
Jan 20, 2015

RNLAF F-35s Go To Edwards Air Force Base

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew to Edwards Air Force Base Jan. 16 for the operational test and evaluation phase....More
Jan 07, 2015

Luftwaffe Medevacs Peshmerga Fighters

A Luftwaffe C-160 medical evacuation aircraft flew four wounded Peshmerga fighters to Germany Jan. 6....More
Jan 07, 2015

Dutch And Belgian F-16s Bomb Islamic "State"

The first Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) detachment of six F-16s this week returns to the Netherlands from the Mideast after having flown 375....More
Dec 23, 2014

Europeans Plan Joint Tanker Transport Fleet1

The Netherlands, Norway and Poland are preparing negotiations with Airbus Military and Space on the acquisition of a joint fleet of four Multi-Role....More
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