Dassault Rafale obtained the primary down fee of the contract for the acquisition of 80 Rafale by the United Arab Emirates. Signed on December third, 2021 within the presence of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, this contract, by its distinctive scope, attests to Dassault Aviation’s technological experience and the Rafale’s distinctive operational qualities. It additionally illustrates the power of the strategic partnership between the United Arab Emirates and France.

“The Rafale reveals, via its confirmed operational qualities and its export success, that it’s at present an actual ‘sport changer’ on the worldwide geopolitical scene and an undisputed instrument for independence and sovereignty. Dassault Aviation is absolutely dedicated to supporting the United Arab Emirates in its sovereign energy, its strategic challenges and its bold imaginative and prescient of the long run”, said Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation.

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United Arab Emirates Indicators Deal for 80 French-made Dassault Rafale Fighter Jets

This contract testifies to the historic and privileged relationship between Dassault Aviation and the United Arab Emirates Air Drive & Air Defence (UAE AF & AD) since its creation and reaffirms the Emirates’ satisfaction with Dassault Aviation fighters as demonstrated by the modernization of the Mirage 2000-9. This contract testifies to the historic and privileged relationship between Dassault Aviation and the United Arab Emirates Air Drive & Air Defence (UAE AF & AD) since its creation and reaffirms the Emirates’ satisfaction with Dassault Aviation fighters as demonstrated by the modernization of the Mirage 2000-9.

The Dassault Rafale is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter plane designed and constructed by Dassault Aviation. Outfitted with a variety of weapons, the Rafale is meant to carry out air supremacy, interdiction, aerial reconnaissance, floor help, in-depth strike, anti-ship strike and nuclear deterrence missions. The Rafale is known as an “omnirole” plane by Dassault.

In 2021, Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, signed a historic contract with Tareq Abdul Raheem Al Hosani, CEO of Tawazun Financial Council, accountable for safety and protection acquisitions, for the acquisition of 80 Rafale F4 for the United Arab Emirates Air Drive & Air Defence (UAE AF & AD). The Rafale F4, for which the Emirates Air Drive would be the first person outdoors France, will present the Emirates armed forces with a software able to guaranteeing sovereignty and operational independence. This contract is the results of complete mobilization by Dassault Aviation alongside the Emirates Air Drive and comes on the again of a greater than 45-year lengthy relationship of belief between the United Arab Emirates and our firm, constructed on the Mirage household of fighter plane, notably the Mirage 2000-9, the modernization of which started two years in the past.