France Orders 12 Replacement Rafales After Greek Deal

Credit: Dassault
LYON, France–Dassault Aviation received an order for 12 additional Rafale fighters from the French Ministry of Armed Forces on Jan. 29 as a replacement for 12 secondhand aircraft sold to Greece’s air force. The 12 new Rafale F3Rs–the latest standard–will be delivered in 2025. The 12 aircraft taken...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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