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Rafale: conquering the skies?

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-02-17

France has long been a big player in the military hardware sector. But with competition extending from the United States to Europe, its latest fighter jet, the Rafale, has failed to set the world alight.

Date created : 2008-02-10

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