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India and France Agree to Produce Defence Equipment
Investment Bilateral Relations

India and France Agree to Produce Defence Equipment

India and France agreed to co-produce defence equipment. The decision came following the French President's meeting with the Indian Prime Minister.

France Delivers M270 LRU MLRS to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

France Delivers M270 LRU MLRS to Ukraine

French MoD announced the M270 LRU MLRS delivery to Ukraine actively using other system variants.

Thyssenkrupp and Thales to Modernise Greece’s Frigates
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Thyssenkrupp and Thales to Modernise Greece’s Frigates

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Thales have signed an agreement to modernise the Hellenic Navy’s MEKO-200HN frigates.

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returns to Sea
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returns to Sea

French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle Returned to Sea after extensive modernisation efforts.

DGA Tests TALIOS Optronic Pods on an MLU Mirage 2000D RMV
Air

DGA Tests TALIOS Optronic Pods on an MLU Mirage 2000D RMV

French Procurement Agency DGA tested TALIOS multifunction optronic pods on an Upgraded Mirage 2000D aircraft.

France Renews its Fleet with Rafale F4
Air

France Renews its Fleet with Rafale F4

The French Air and Space Force will receive 42 new Rafale F4s as it sells second-hand Rafale F3s to Greece and Croatia.

France and Greece Cooperate on the Patroller UAV Program
Unmanned Systems

France and Greece Cooperate on the Patroller UAV Program

Greece and France deepen defence relations in UAV programmes. The first step will be on Patroller UAV, but more will come.

Indonesia Begins the Final Tranche of 42 Rafale Jets
Air

Indonesia Begins the Final Tranche of 42 Rafale Jets

Indonesia paid a deposit to Dassault Aviation to bring into force the third and final tranche of 18 aircraft out of a total contract of 42 Rafale aircraft.

France Constructs Greece’s Second FDI Frigate
Navy / Maritime

France Constructs Greece’s Second FDI Frigate

Hellenic Navy’s 2nd FDI Frigate future “HS Nearchos” construction continues at full speed in Lorient.

European Countries Refuse U.S. Command at OPG
Navy / Maritime

European Countries Refuse U.S. Command at OPG

The U.S.-led OPG provides the security of vessels transporting the Red Sea, but European Countries will act nationally.

Eurofighter / Rafale Dogfight Scenarios
Air Analysis

Eurofighter / Rafale Dogfight Scenarios

We separately analysed Eurofighter / Rafale dogfight scenarios. As both aircraft have Canard Delta wing configurations, we focused on details.

Eurofighter: A Strategic Shift in Turkiye's Defence Plans
Analysis Air Regional / Strategy

Eurofighter: A Strategic Shift in Turkiye's Defence Plans

This article discusses the road to Eurofighter acquisition and its consequences for Turkiye, Greece, Israel, Russia and NATO.

France is Officially Out of Niger As Last Troops Leaves
Bilateral Relations Country

France is Officially Out of Niger As Last Troops Leaves

The last French troops deployed in Niger left the country on Friday. This farewell ended French existence in the third country in the Sahel region.

Niger Announces Withdrawal of French Troops in Three Days
Bilateral Relations

Niger Announces Withdrawal of French Troops in Three Days

Niger's military regime led by General Abdourahamane Tiani declared the withdrawal of all French troops by December 22.