After failing for years to win a single order for the Dassault-built Rafale fighter jet, France has scored a string of multi-billion-euro wins in recent weeks and is on a quest for more.
Global appetite for the jets has surged as
France is in the "final stage" of negotiations to sell up to 36 Rafale warplanes to Qatar, a senior French source involved in the discussions said on Tuesday.
Manufacturer Dassault Aviation is also in talks aimed at supp
Egypt signed a 5.2 billion-euro ($5.92 billion) deal to buy French weaponry on Monday, Egyptian media said, in a move Cairo hopes will boost its military power as fears grow of conflict in neighbouring Libya spilling over its border.
The sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets to Egypt is "imminent", a French source said, adding that the French and Egyptian defence ministries, and Dassault were holding technical talks on Tuesday.
French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation has signed an agreement for the sale of a Falcon 5X ultra-wide body twin jet to Wallan Aviation, a leading Middle East general aviation company.
The agreement, which was signed at the Middl
Dassault Aviation will be showcasing its expanded line-up of high-end business jets at the Middle East Business Aviation (Meba) show which opnes at Dubai World Central on December 8.
The static display will include the fast-sellin
Dassault Aviation, BAE Systems and their industrial partners have won a €150 million ($187.7 million) deal from the French and UK governments for a two-year co-operative study on a new unmanned combat air system (UCAS).
Dassault Systèmes, a leader in 3D design software, 3D digital mock up and product lifecycle management (PLM), will showacase oil and petroleum industry innovative solutions at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Con
Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the fourth Marrakech Air Show, to be held in Morocco this week.
It will be Dassault’s second appearance at the show, which will be held from April 23 to
Dassault Aviation is set to highlight its expanded line-up of Falcon business jets at the Dubai Air Show next week.
Three Falcon models, the three-engined 7X and 900LX trijets and the new 2000S twinjet, certified earlier this year