PARIS – India’s order of 36 Rafale combat jets from the French government is expected to ease spending pressure on France’s military. But the nation’s €31.4 billion ($33.3 billion) annual defense budget – and the supplier base it supports – are facing myriad challenges in the coming year. Combined with a €5.2 billion agreement for the export of 24 Rafale fighters to Egypt, India’s recent order will alleviate stress on French defense ...

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