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    Breaking News Australia nuclear submarine deal: Aukus defence pact with US and UK means $90bn contract with France will be scrapped

    It was naive to think we could make major business in the military sector with a country of the "five eyes". It was bound to happen to be honest.
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    France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara

    Emmanuel Macron has said French military forces have killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, claiming “another major success” in the fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel. The French president, who recently moved to reduce French troop...
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    Greece to acquire 6 additional Rafale

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    Trial begins for 20 defendants charged in 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130

    French Gendarmes secure the area near the Paris courthouse on the Ile de la Cite France during the arrival of a convoy carrying the defendants standing trial for the November 2015 attacks in Paris. (Christian Hartmann/Reuters) With a heavy security presence, the trial of 20 men accused in a...
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    Dassault delivers first Rafale to Greece

    French planemaker Dassault Aviation on Wednesday delivered the first Rafale fighter jet to the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) in a ceremony at the company’s flight test center in Istres, southern France. The event was attended by Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and General Konstantinos...
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    Egypt to boost Rafale order by 100 aircrafts as its SU-35 fails to withstand Rafale's spectra electronic attacks
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    France: President Macron announces end of Sahel military operation

    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the end of Operation Barkhane, an offensive against Islamist insurgents in West Africa's Sahel region that was launched in 2013. French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he was ending France's eight-year operation in the Sahel region of...
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    France suspends joint military operations with Malian forces

    France said Thursday it will suspend joint military operations with Malian forces after the country’s second coup in nine months, “awaiting guarantees” that civilians will return to positions of power. The decision comes after Mali’s military strongman Assimi Goita, who led last year’s coup...
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    CZ Bren 2 for the French Gendarmerie ?

    There aren't much informations available about the Famas replacement for the Gendarmerie,but it seems the Gendarmerie wants the CZ Bren 2 straightforward without any tender organized.
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    Poland to acquire TB2 drones ?

    Well,the conflicts in Karabakh,Syria and Libya surely made a big publicity for Turkish drones. + Add the fact the quality/performance to cost ratio is interesting compared to what you find in the drone market.
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    Poland to acquire TB2 drones ?

    Poland bought 24 TB2.
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    BREAKING : Egypt to order 30 additional Rafale from France

    Egyptian Deal For Rafale Fighters Boosts Data Sharing Egyptian sources tell Breaking Defense that this may not be the last Rafale purchase. Egypt is now eying the Rafale F4. “We are looking to increase the (overall) number to 72 or 100 units, depending on Egypt’s financial capacity.”...
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    Turkish Intervention in Syria

    Can someone resume the whole situation ?
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