Opinion: Outlier Dassault Shows How Being Stubborn Pays For Rafale

Credit: Dassault
In this column last year, I wrote “[Dassault Aviation’s] Rafale is a story of stubbornness and manipulation,” noting that 28 years after its official launch, the aircraft had not won a single export order ( AW&ST Feb. 3/10, 2014, p. 16 ). But within the last two months, three orders have been...

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