Malaysia threatens to ditch EU fighter jet deal over palm oil curbs

By |marec 25th, 2019|Biofuels, deforestation, Eurofighter, Malaysia, military procurement, News, palm oil, Rafale|

Malaysia may retaliate against an EU plan to curb palm oil use by purchasing new fighter jets from China instead of European arms companies, its leader said Sunday (24 March).

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Allies fume at German ban of arms exports to Saudi Arabia

By |februar 21st, 2019|arms embargo, Eurofighter, France, Germany, Jamal Khashoggi, News, Saudi Arabia, Tornado, UK|

Germany said Wednesday (20 February) it would hold firm on its decision to halt weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, shrugging off British warnings that the embargo could hurt European credibility and efforts to bring peace in Yemen.

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European countries buying more and more American fighter planes

By |januar 22nd, 2019|defence, Eurofighter, fighter jet, News, United States|

All of Europe finds American fighter planes attractive, with first Slovakia and Romania and soon Bulgaria and Croatia opting to purchase these machines. EURACTIV France reports.The author, Nicolas Gros-Verheyde, is chief editor of Bruxelles2.eu website, dedicated to EU defence policy. 

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Belgium offered sweetener to pick up Eurofighter

By |julij 18th, 2018|Belgium, defence procurement, Eurofighter, F-35, fighter jet, News|

Belgium is being offered a possible role in future European combat jet developments if it picks the Eurofighter Typhoon over the US-built F-35, in a fierce contest to rearm the country's air force, a senior official with Britain's BAE Systems said.

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Airbus, Dassault to team up for new fighter jet project

By |april 26th, 2018|Airbus, Dassault, Eurofighter, fighter jet, France, Germany, News, Rafale|

Airbus and Dassault Aviation have signed an initial agreement to cooperate on Europe's Future Air Combat System (FCAS) even though the two are rivals and have not yet said which one of them would lead the project.

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Germany, France agree main needs of new joint fighter programme

By |april 25th, 2018|Eurofighter, fighter jet, France, Germany, News, Rafale|

Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040, German military sources said.

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BAE says unfazed by Franco-German fighter project, sees future role

By |julij 14th, 2017|Airbus, BAE, Brexit, Eurofighter, European defence, News|

The head of military aviation at UK defence contractor BAE Systems said on Friday (14 July) he did not feel threatened by Franco-German plans to develop a new European fighter and predicted Britain would end up participating in some way.

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France and Germany to develop new European fighter jet

By |julij 14th, 2017|Airbus, Angela Merkel, Brexit, drones, Emmanuel Macron, Eurofighter, European defence, fighter jet, Franco-German relations, News, Rafale|

France and Germany unveiled plans yesterday (13 July) to develop a European fighter jet, burying past rivalries as part of a raft of measures to tighten defence and security cooperation.

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Austria wants to end Eurofighter programme and lease fighter jets instead

By |julij 7th, 2017|Airbus, Austria, corruption, Eurofighter, Hans Peter Doskozil, News|

Austria wants to end its Eurofighter jet programme early and replace it with a cheaper alternative fleet of aircraft leased from another government, its defence minister said on Friday (7 July), amid a legal battle over the jets with Airbus.

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