From the F16 Viper to the JF-17 Thunder, do light fighters still have a role to play?

While Defense news today gives pride of place to heavy or medium combat aircraft, such as the F35, Rafale or Su35, lighter fighters continue to represent…

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Why is the French Air Force seriously under-capable?

The upcoming signing of the contract for the sale of 18 Rafale aircraft to Greece is undoubtedly excellent news for the French defense industry and for advancing design…

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Taiwan, India: This time, China is no longer playing

Tensions between Beijing and its neighbors have been growing for several months. But this weekend, the semantics of the Chinese Communist Party have significantly evolved towards a ...

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Greece would like to acquire 12 Rafale planes

According to information circulating on Greek social networks, Athens would have opened discussions with Paris to acquire a squadron of Rafale planes, or 12 aircraft. No confirmation nor ...

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Indian Su-30MKIs to be equipped with French MICA air-to-air missiles

According to the newindianexpress.com site, the Indian Air Force carried out a test campaign with live fire against aerial targets of the MICA air-to-air missile from one of its fighters ...

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Production of new F-16V Viper for Taiwan has started in the United States

Production of the 66 new Lockheed Martin F-16V Viper fighters for Taiwan began at the end of April. On April 28, 2020, the Department of ...

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In Niger, anti-terrorist strikes demonstrate the complementarity between Mirage 2000D and armed drone MQ-9 Reaper

In its last weekly report, the General Staff of the Armed Forces gave details of an operation carried out on March 12 in the so-called “three borders” area, between Mali,…

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Dassault Aviation would have completed testing of the CC-422 canon pod for the modernized Mirage 2000D

In July 2016, Dassault Aviation was entrusted with a major renovation program for 55 Mirage 2000D assault aircraft of the French Air Force. Faced with the aging of on-board systems at ...

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