After the Rafale and the Caesar, Naval Group's Scorpene could be the export star of 2023

When it comes to exporting French defense equipment, it is common to refer to certain privileged areas, such as combat aircraft with the immense success of the family of Mirage fighter aircraft, Alouette, Dauphin and Super Puma, or even armored vehicles like the AMX-13 or the VAB. In recent years, these have been the Rafale fighter from Dassault Aviation, today the most exported European fighter of its generation, and the CAESAR gun from Nexter, which has become one of the pillars of European defense and which demonstrates its great effectiveness in Ukraine, which made the headlines in terms of…

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It's a good time to exit the deterrent investments from the budget deficit

France invests, each year, between 5 and 7 billion euros to finance the most important component of its defence, namely its nuclear deterrence. Relying on 4 Triomphant-class ballistic missile submarines, each armed with 16 M45 and M51 intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as two squadrons of Rafale fighters armed with ASMPA supersonic nuclear missiles, French deterrence is designed to keep in check any adversary who comes to threaten the country or its strategic interests, even if it is itself equipped with a deterrent force. In the years to come, with the development of new 3rd generation nuclear ballistic missile submarines…

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