Germany and France want to jointly build a fighter plane for the German government, which is also a piece of European policy. Differences are already emerging prior to the start of construction.
what want to develop Germany and France together, is more than a combat aircraft: a Future Combat Air System - short-FCAS - is the project Name. A whole System so. A plane that can control a Pilot, but if necessary, a Computer.
A fighter jet, the networked drone swarms acting in order to overcome enemy radar systems and fly attacks in the war of the future. Accordingly, colourful ideas for the future combat aircraft, which is scheduled to be 2040 in service.
Now, the technicians of Airbus and the French group to Dassault, and together with the military, think of what is to be built. The first orders to the value of 65 million US dollars had been awarded, the Reuters news Agency reported, citing the French military circles.