Germany eyes Airbus and Boeing fighter jets

AFP

2020/04/20 | 464 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Germany confirmed Monday it aims to replace its ageing fleet of Tornado fighter-bombers with aircraft from both European manufacturer Airbus and US-based Boeing.Berlin is eager to balance European and American alliances via its military aircraft-buying scheme, but the decision to move ahead with the US purchases has angered some politicians who allege a lack of transparency. An official decision on the procurement plan will be sent to parliament's defence committee "in the coming days," defe...(…)

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