French Air Force

India purchases phased out Mirage 2000s from France

The Indian Air Force purchased 24 phased out Mirage 2000s from the French Air Force....


French Reaper Block 5 drone carries out first airstrike in Sahel

An MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drone of the French Air and Space Force dropped a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb first the first time as part of Operation Barkhane....


Aircraft evacuating Kabul divert near Pakistan airspace

Aircraft participating in Kabul evacuation divert near the Pakistan border, adding to flight confusion as people try to flee the country....


Rafale F4 fighter jet pilots to wear augmented reality helmets

The French defense procurement agency (DGA) ordered 350 Scorpion augmented reality helmet sights for Rafale F4 pilots....


BREAKING | French Mirage 2000 crashes in Mali, crew safe

A French Mirage 2000D crashed in the region of Hombori, central Mali. Both pilots ejected and were recovered....


French fighter pilot reports traumatic “attack run” hazing

A French fighter pilot filed a legal complaint after being strapped to an air-to-ground target while fighter jets were shooting around him as a form of hazing....


French Rafale F3R fighter reaches full operational capability

The Dassault Rafale F3R fighter jets were declared fully operational by the French Air Force and Navy....


Russia intercepts French military aircraft near Crimea [Video]

Three French military planes were intercepted by the Russian Air Force over the Black Sea....


Power outage in France after Rafale fighter jet cuts electric cable

A Rafale fighter jet hit a power line near Castellet, southeastern France, depriving locals of electricity for four hours....


Indian and French Air Forces to conduct joint exercise

French and Indian Rafale fighters will fly together in the Desert Knight 21 exercise, one of the stops of the French Air Force’s “Skyros” campaign....