Pilots of the Croatian Air Force performed the first independent flights on Rafale aircraft in the French Republic.
In the presence of senior Egyptian authorities and Dassault Aviation representatives, a ceremony to celebrate the Rafale’s 10,000 flight hours was held last week on the operational air base where the Egyptian Air Force’s Rafale “Wild Wolves” squadron is stationed.
Today, we received the first down payment of the contract for the acquisition of 80 Rafale by the United Arab Emirates.
Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, and Vice-Admiral Aristidis Alexopoulos, Director General of Armaments and Investments of the Greek Ministry of Defence, signed in Athens a contract for the acquisition of six additional new Rafale aircraft.
Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, Eric Trappier, and the Air Vice Marshal Yusuf Jauhari, Head of Defence Facilities Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence, signed the contract for the acquisition by Indonesia of 42 latest-generation Rafale aircraft, at a ceremony held today in Jakarta.
Today, six Rafale of the Hellenic Air Force (HAF), operated by its pilots, took off from the Dassault Aviation site in Istres to the Tanagra Air Base, where they were welcomed in a ceremony by the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, accompanied by the Minister of National Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Senior Greek authorities.
Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, signed a historical contract with Tareq Abdul Raheem Al Hosani, CEO of Tawazun Economic Council, in charge of security and defense acquisitions, for the acquisition of 80 Rafale F4 for the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defence (UAE AF & AD).
The contract for the acquisition by Egypt of 30 additional Rafales to equip its air force came into force.
Thales has been awarded the contract to supply Scorpion® helmet-mounted sight and display systems and digital multi-function displays for all the Dassault Aviation Rafale aircraft in service with the French Air and Space Force and the French Navy.
The Arab Republic of Egypt has decided to purchase an additional 30 Rafales to equip its air force.