French commandos drop interminable parachute programme

The SMTCOPS programme entrusted to Safran in August 2016 is intented to provide French special forces paratroopers with new state-of-the-art parachute systems. But with it facing delays, some units have bypassed the defence procurement agency (DGA) and turned to other suppliers. [...]
Published on 16.07.2021 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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