Germany may want to take a lead role in the development of a new European fighter, but the resulting aircraft could favor French needs. Because the defense doctrines of the two countries differ greatly, pundits suggest that the two countries may not be easy bedfellows when it comes to agreeing on specifics for the new combat aircraft. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared in July that their countries would start paving the way for development of a ...


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