Tag Archives: France

General Atomics Awarded Contract Continuing EMALS, AAG Evaluation for France’s Next Generation Aircraft Carrier

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to continue development and evaluation of tailored configurations of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) as a potential Foreign Military Sale to the French …

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UK and France advance future cruise / anti-ship weapon project

The United Kingdom and France have confirmed the launch of the preparation works for the Future Cruise / Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) programme, after the signature today of a government agreement and associated contracts by the French Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) and the British Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S).  Eric …

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Thales on board France’s 169 Guépard helicopters

The Thales technologies selected by Airbus Helicopters, industrial prime contractor for the programme, and the French defence procurement agency (DGA), the contracting authority, will provide the 169 Guépard joint light helicopters with a complete set of high-performance solutions relying on innovative connected touchscreen interfaces for all three branches of the …

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Croatia and France finalize Rafale acquisition

At a ceremony attended by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron and the Prime Minister of the Croatian Republic Andrej Plenković, the French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly and the Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation Eric Trappier signed yesterday in Zagreb, with the Croatian Minister …

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