Mediterranean Tensions Prompt Greek Rafale Plans

Dassault Rafale in flight
Greece’s Rafales would likely be delivered in the F3R configuration, enabling the use of the Meteor air-to-air missile and the Talios targeting pod.
Credit: Alexandre Beuzeboc/French Air Force
Greece has turned to France to urgently provide it with new fighters as tensions ratchet up in the Eastern Mediterranean. Athens is hoping that a fleet of Dassault Rafales—the country’s first major defense procurement since the 2008 financial crisis decimated the Greek economy—can provide a...

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