Toward a Franco-British UCAS
Saint-Cloud, France, 3 March 2016 – In the framework of the France-UK summit which took place today in Amiens, Dassault Aviation and its partners are delighted at the two countries’ shared intention to pursue cooperation in military aviation, and particularly to launch a new phase in 2017 with the “scale 1” development of a UCAS (Unmanned Combat Air System) operational demonstrator.
Eric Trappier, Chairman & CEO of Dassault Aviation, declared: “It is important to prepare for the future in the strategic field of combat UAVs”.
About Dassault Aviation
With more than 8,000 military and civil aircraft delivered to more than 90 countries over the past 60 years, and having logged nearly 28 million flight hours to date, Dassault Aviation can offer recognized know-how and experience in the design, development, sale and support of all types of aircraft, from the Rafale fighter to the Falcon range of high-end business jets, as well as military unmanned air systems. In 2015, Dassault Aviation reported revenues of €4.2 billion. The company has almost 11,700 employees.