France—Switchblade Loitering Munitions Sought

Defense News | 06/23/2022

The French Armed Forces Ministry wants to buy loitering munitions from the U.S., reports Defense News. The army has begun a rapid acquisition process with the goal of obtaining Switchblade munitions through the Foreign Military Sales process within six months, the ministry said. The move is part of a long-term effort to field remotely operated weapon systems. The ministry has not indicated how many systems it plans to procure, although it has previously been reported that 82 remotely...

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