Assessments

France and Germany Have High Hopes for New Fighter Jet

Aug 15, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
France and Germany have agreed to work together on a next generation fighter jet.

Given the sheer costs of developing a next generation fighter -- with its requisite stealth, cutting-edge avionics and highly advanced engine -- it is not clear that any Western European country can afford to go it alone anymore.

(ROBERT ZAVALA/Stratfor)

The next generation military aircraft could boost sales to the global market, but priority differences among Continental countries and broader issues of European defense integration could make this a difficult project to land....

Article Search

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview

OUR COMMITMENT

To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.

GET THE MOBILE APPGoogle Play