LYON, France—It is high time the French and German governments launched the demonstrator phase of their joint Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program, Airbus Defense and Space CEO Dirk Hoke and Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier said in an Oct. 7 joint statement.   The schedule for what would be a major step forward in the program has been delayed since early this year. Airbus and Dassault officially submitted proposals last June at the Paris Air Show. The demonstrators could ...


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