The French Minister of the Armed Forces, Ms. Florence Parly, visited the Dassault Aviation Merignac site on Monday, January 14, 2019.
Accompanied by Mr Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, she was shown the Rafale and Falcon assembly lines.
She also attended a presentation of Training activities, as well as a demonstration of the Computer Based Training and of the Virtual Maintenance Trainer.
M. Trappier received the F4-standard development contract for the Rafale combat aircraft. Ms. Parly and M. Trappier also signed a renewed agreement between Dassault Aviation and the Ministry of the Armed Forces for supporting defense SMEs.