Please see my above post on the M2k-9.I would be shocked to see the Emiratis gain tech transfer for the Rafale, since the French are very skeptical when it comes to handing out their technology, even their so called "best buddy" India, did not receive Rafale production.
We live in a rough neighborhood, called the Middle East, where having a modern air force is not a luxury but a need. As to how we perform, Red Flag exercises and others are testament to it.I am beginning to believe a lot of the deals that Qataris, Saudis and Emiratis do are becoming more political than actual "needs". but overall, this good for Dassault, since many people were believing the Rafale was beginning to suck in export contracts
@Hellhound while on leave from ogling and drooling over specimens of the opposite gender, posted this pic, of an EA18G - Growler, with an F22 kill mark. Thus raising the question, how could one of the most expensive aircraft in military history, be NOT invincible? @Scorpion @Legend @WebMaster...