Lockheed-Martin tries to take the Rafale out of the Colombian competition with 2 unsolicited offers

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At the end of 2022, Colombian President Gustavo Petro publicly announced that Dassault Aviation's offer based on 16 Rafale aircraft had won the competition between the American F-16 and the Swedish Jas-39 Gripen for replace the Kfirs of the Colombian Air Force. A few days later,…

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Why does turning to Israeli weapons represent a double-edged decision for European countries?

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In recent years, the Israeli defense industry has experienced very rapid growth on the international scene, and the year 2022 saw Elbit, Rafael and other IMIs record more than 30% growth in export sales. to reach a volume to be produced of nearly $12 billion, almost…

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Russian long-range air-to-air R-37M missile associated with Su-35s more effective than expected in Ukraine

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Developed in the 1980s on the basis of the R-33 (AA-9 Amos) heavy missile, the R-37 (AA-13 Axehead) heavy air-to-air missile, originally the R-37M missile, was designed to give aircraft that do not have the very powerful radar of the MIG-31 the possibility of engaging aerial targets at long range…

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