France Proceeds With Defense Budget Growth

Rafale fighter aircraft
Sales of used Rafales to other European countries may cause budgetary headaches for the French government.
Credit: A. Pecchi/Dassault Aviation
France’s defense spending is continuing to follow the so-called military planning law, a notable trend, given the country’s propensity to maneuver around its budgetary commitments. The French defense industry received more good news when several orders were brought forward to support jobs in...

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