U.S. Approves EMALS Sale For Future French Carrier

Credit: U.S. Navy
LONDON/ANKARA—The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of electromagnetic catapults and arrestor gear to equip France’s next-generation aircraft carrier. Paris requested the purchase of the General Atomics Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) as...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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