Belgium Rejects French Fighter Offer

Credit: Rafale: Dassault Aviation
LONDON—Brussels has, as expected, formally rejected a French offer for a closer defense partnership based on Belgium selecting the Dassault Rafale as its future fighter to replace the F-16. Belgian Defense Minister Steven Vandeput rejected the offer made by Paris on Sept. 8, he told a defense...
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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