France is the world’s third greatest arms exporting nation, after america and Russia
FRANCE stated final Wednesday (26) that its arms exports hit a file final 12 months, helped by Rafale plane (above) gross sales.
French weapons exports totalled €27 billion ($30bn/ £23.2bn) in 2022, up from €11.7bn the earlier 12 months, the ministry stated in its annual report back to parliament, seen by AFP.
France is the world’s third greatest arms exporting nation, after america and Russia.
India has signed a memorandum of understanding for 26 Rafale for navy use, after 36 have been delivered for its air pressure.
A contract with the United Arab Emirates for 80 Rafale fight plane alone contributed greater than €16bn to the French complete.
Indonesia positioned a agency order for six Rafale, as did Greece, additional cementing the worldwide success of the fighter made by Dassault Aviation.
Greece final 12 months additionally ordered three French defence and intervention frigates, and signed upkeep and related weaponry contracts.
Poland in December had agreed to purchase two French statement satellites.
The French weapons exports file comes as international spending on navy is larger than at any level previously three a long time