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  1. T

    Alpha Jet

    While some weird dudes are celebrating the epitomized image of an autocrat, the french AdlAE discretely commemorates one of its hero pilot (Poet and novelist), Mr Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Free French air Force pilot, Croix de Guerre with palms, MIA, with the birth of its most famous character...
  2. Grey Havoc

    French and other proposals for Canadian nuclear icebreaker (Polar 10) project, late 1970s / early 1980s

    Does anyone have any information on the French design at least? The program was a precursor to the equally ill-fated (non-nuclear) Polar 8 icebreaker program of the 1980s. The only hard info I have on the French proposal at the moment is that the reactor was a CAS (Advanced Series Boiler)...
  3. Deltafan

    Dassault Falcon

    First flight of the Dassault Falcon 6X https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2021-03-10/first-flight-dassault-falcon-6x
  4. Grey Havoc

    COSPAS-S&RSAT

    https://earth.esa.int/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/c-missions/cospas https://cospas-sarsat.int/en/ https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/space/galileo/sar_en
  5. Grey Havoc

    European Patrol Corvette (EPC)

    https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2020/02/07/spain-seen-joining-greece-france-italy-on-european-patrol-corvette-program/
  6. Grey Havoc

    Endgame for Iran Nuclear deal?

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-51104579 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-51109166
  7. Grey Havoc

    Commandement des Opérations Espace

    This thread is for the new High Command (or grand operations command in the French air force's parlance) for Space Operations of the Armée de l'Air Française that President Macron has just announced. A Space Force in other words. Apparently Macron intends to eventually rename the air force as...
  8. V

    Société d'Etudes Aéronautiques (SEA) designations

    Does anyone have info on the following planes built by the Société d'Etudes Aéronautiques (SEA), since I could find at Aviafrance info for only the SEA IV: SEA I SEA II SEA III SEA VI
  9. V

    Borel designations

    I came across the link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Aircraft/Missing_articles/1 and I wanted to ask if anyone has info on these Borel planes: Borel Bo.1 Borel Bo.2 Borel Bo.3 Borel Bo.4 Borel Bo.5 Borel Bo.6 Borel Bo.7 Borel Bo.8 Borel Bo.9 Borel Bo.10 Borel Bo.12 Borel...
  10. JAZZ

    PA NG - next gen French Aircraft carrier program

    DCN's offering to the PA-2 requirement - conventional layout and non-nuclear.
  11. covert_shores

    SNLE-3G - next gen French SSBN program

    http://www.hisutton.com/SNLE-3G.html https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2018/october-2018-navy-naval-defense-news/6538-here-is-the-first-image-of-the-french-navy-next-generation-ssbn-snle-3g.html Expected into service in ~2032. 16 SLBMs, 14,500 tons surfaced.
  12. Michel Van

    French Aerotrain

    During 1960s the French build and tested a Hovercraft Train concept called Aerotrain About concept in english French videos about Aerotrain Battle Aerotrain vs TVG (in french)
  13. Grey Havoc

    Jaguar EBRC (Engin Blindé de Reconnaissance et de Combat) [EMBR program]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjOxF52MiQ0 http://www.armyrecognition.com/french_army_france_wheeled_armoured_vehicle_uk/jaguar_ebrc_6x6_reconnaissance_combat_armoured_vehicle_ebmr_scorpion_technical_data_sheet_pictures.html It's supposed to operate alongside the Panhard CRAB and the Griffon...
  14. Grey Havoc

    Panhard CRAB [Combat Recce Armored Buggy]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=POEU0gchYIM http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/panhards-crab-may-just-be-the-future-of-armored-scout-v-1581746120
  15. goose

    AMX ELC light tank

    I have just discovered a tank I did not know existed. It is the AMX ELC, a light tank intended for airborne forces. It is very small but well armed, I can not find much information about it. I can't see where the drivers seat is-in the turret? If you know any more then please let me know. I...
  16. Michel Van

    Airport Paris-Nord

    that a Novum in this Forum we talk allot about Aircraft, but not much about Airports Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport was original planed as Aéroport de Paris Nord in 1966 with 4 runways of 4000 meter length and 6 big Terminals like Terimal One, but with 6 floor multi-storey car park for 4000...
  17. colombamike

    New French concept of modular ships (landing craft/frigate/logistic ships)

    View of new french concept about fast & modular fast landing craft/frigate/logistic ships designed by french company CNIM
  18. F

    Future French Naval Concept: the Swordship

    Obviously, this concept by French company DCN is aimed to rival the Zumwaalt class of future destroyers that are being developped ( not without problems, so it seems) by the US Navy. Trimaran design, a proposed armament of a single three gun turret ( 155mm). One single launch module for 48...
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