French navy and air force has been equipped with 60 new Rafale (Figure)
latest French fighter Rafale F2-type multi-link
Russia News March 4, 2009 reported that the French army intends to spread throughout the country “Rafale” fighter pilot multi-purpose training center connected to an analog one of the LAN. This enables the various air bases to conduct joint training of pilots and train them carry out different types of combat missions.
according to aircraft manufacturers and military contracts into the first “gust” training center was November 24, 2008 in the northeastern provinces in France, Saint – Ji Zeer residential areas open for use. The second center is located northwest of the mine Dani region of France, in February 2009 has been open for use.
after the completion of network, the base will be able to conduct the most extensive training, including single and fleet patrol, air combat, ground attack, air refueling simulated aircraft carrier deck landing and so on. System software and services can also set different weather conditions.
Currently, about 60 new type of “gust” multi-role fighter has been provided to the French Air Force and Navy. Under the contract, the total number of purchases should reach almost 300.