French military planners remain confident that the Dassault Rafale’s proven combat experience and new multirole capability, together with further upgrades in the pipeline, will enable the fighter to improve its operational effectiveness and, perhaps, gain a long-sought export breakthrough. In recent years, the focus has been on fielding the new F3 multirole version, which provides nuclear and naval strike and reconnaissance capabilities in addition to conventional air-to-air and ground ...


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