France

France completes first engine test for its 6th generation fighter

The French General Directorate of Armaments completed a first test for the development of the engine that will power the Future Combat Air System aircraft. ...


France to ease restrictions on travelers from Britain

France will ease entry requirements for British tourists from January 14, 2022 ...


France bans entry for British tourists over Omicron surge

From December 18, 2021, France will impose tougher entry conditions for British travelers, including a ban on all tourists....


France to monitor Qatar airspace during FIFA World Cup 2022

France will assist Qatar in keeping its airspace safe during the FIFA World Cup 2022. ...


Russian Su-27s intercept French fighters over the Black Sea

The Russian Air Force intercepted a flight group of three military aircraft from the French Air Force over the Black Sea on December 8, 2021....


Rafale’s biggest order: UAE buys 80 French fighter jets

United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an order to buy 80 French Dassault Rafale fighter jets, the biggest international order ever made for the model...


Private contractor acquires Qatari Mirage 2000s to train French Air Force

Private company ARES acquired 12 Qatar Mirage 2000 fighters to provide adversary training to fighter pilots of the French Navy...


CMA CGM Group and Airbus sign MoU for four A350 freighters

CMA CGM Group has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of four Airbus A350 freighters....


France deploys Rafale fighters to secure Vega 20 rocket launch

France deploys Rafale fighters to secure the launch of three military satellites from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.  ...


Rafales deducted from the French Air Force for export will not be replaced

By 2025, the French Air Force could be missing 12 Rafale fighter jets, which were deducted from its fleet to supply Greece and Croatia....