Air Force Rafale in Service!

Biass, Eric H.
October 2006
Armada International;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p49
The article provides information on the Rafale aircraft programme of the French Armed Forces. The multiple role capabilities of the Rafale will enable it to replace nine aircraft operated by the Air Force and Navy. Two Rafales is equivalent to two Mirage 2000-5 aircraft in terms of self-defence power according to the Air Force's Chief of the Rafale programme. A total of 294 Rafale units is expected to be delivered, with 234 going to the Air Force and 60 to the Navy.


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