Mounting budget pressure is forcing France to curb defense spending, slowing deliveries of major military programs rather than killing them outright. Under the nation’s new military program law – a €190 billion ($256 billion) budget for the period 2014-19 – key aerospace platforms that will see reduced or delayed orders include Dassault Aviation’s Rafale combat jet, Eurocopter’s Tiger and NH90 helicopters and Airbus Military’s A400M tactical airlifter. France says it is still ...


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