France and Germany announced a €65 million contract to design a next-generation combat jet system over the next two years.

The joint partnership was announced in July 2017 by President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel and will be followed by a number of weapons systems, including drones. will be led by Dassault Aviation and Airbus and the jet-fighter should be ready to succeed Dassault’s Rafale and Germany’s Eurofighters by 2040.

The consortium of developments will also include...

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