Tag Archives: Dassault Aviation

UAE Plans Combat Aircraft Upgrade Contract Award to Thales-Dassault Aviation Team

United Arab Emirates’ military has announced plans to award a Thales–Dassault Aviation team a contract to modernize its Mirage 2000-9 multirole combat aircraft. Thales said Wednesday it aims to support Mirage 2000-9 upgrade efforts through the supply of new mission computer, fire control radar, electronic warfare suite, optronics, communications navigation, identification, cockpit display, helmet mounted …

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Report: Belgium Issues F-16 Fighter Aircraft Replacement RFPs

Belgium has kicked off a search for new multirole fighter aircraft that will replace the Belgian air force’s fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-16 planes, IHS Jane’s 360 reported Monday. Gareth Jennings writes Belgium requested proposals from multiple international defense organizations for the Eurofighter Typhoon, Lockheed’s F-35A, Boeing‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Dassault Aviation‘s Rafale and Saab‘s Gripen E. Belgium …

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Airbus, Dassault Land Contract for European Drone Definition Study

Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Airbus and Dassault Aviation have received a contract to conduct a two-year definition study of a program that seeks to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft system for European countries. Germany, France, Spain and Italy participated in the launch of the contract for the European MALE RPAS program …

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Reuters: Canada Evaluates Info From 5 Potential Fighter Aircraft Contractors

Marc Allen, president of Boeing's international business, has said Canada is evaluating data from five potential contractors that could help replace the country’s fleet of CF-18 aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Leah Schnurr writes Canada requested information such as aircraft features and economic factors from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Saab, Dassault Aviation and the Eurofighter Typhoon consortium comprised of BAE …

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Report: 5 Firms Respond to Canada’s CF-18 Replacement Program RFI

Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Dassault Aviation, Eurofighter and Saab Group have separately responded to Canada’s call for information on potential new fighter aircraft to replace the country’s aging CF-18 fleet, the Toronto Star reported Saturday. Bruce Campion-Smith writes Friday was the deadline for submission to a questionnaire about the costs and technologies of the respondents’ aircraft …

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