Recently, Frence signed a arms deal of 12 Dassault Rafale aircrafts with Croatia. This deal worth around $1.2 billion. According to Croatia officials, Croatia is buying 10 single seaters and 2 twin seater Rafales from France.
This is another another success for French aerospace company “Dassault Aviation”. Croatia is 5th country who signed or procured Rafale from Dassault Aviation, after India, Qatar, Egypt and Greece. In May, Egypt announced that i will buy 30 more rafales from France and that deal worths $4.8 billion. Currently, Egypt is also operating 24 Rafales.
According to Agreement, Croatia will buy second hand F-3R version Rafales which is a improved version of F-3.
According to reports, Croatian government choose rafale among three aircrafts including american F-16 and Saab Gripen fighter jets.
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Umair Aslam is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control, and the South Asian Arms race.