FRANCE AND GERMANY WANT TO BUILD THEIR OWN 5TH GENERATION FIGHTER JET

Sourced : The Warzone

By Joseph Trevithick

France and Germany have announced their intention to work together to develop a new advanced “European” fighter jet. Though the final plan is still in the works, the decision appears to be wrapped up in a number of political and economic considerations and could potentially see the end the German military‚Äôs interest in the controversial F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

The deal emerged in a larger document the two countries published following a joint cabinet meeting on July 13, 2017. In addition to the new fighter jet, the white paper outlined Franco-German cooperation on an upgraded Tiger attack helicopter, air-to-ground missiles, drones, heavy tanks, and artillery, according to Reuters.

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