Airbus mulls fighter options but focuses on FCAS – CEO


European Airbus, locked in a dispute with Dassault Aviation over the next stage of a Franco-German-Spanish fighter project, is considering other options but is focused on completing the project as planned, its director said on Wednesday. general. Airbus is a key partner for Germany in the project to build a future manned and unmanned combat air system (FCAS) to replace Rafale and Eurofighter aircraft in cooperation with Dassault Aviation, which is working on behalf of France . Dassault, maker of the French Rafale, has threatened to pull out of the SCAF and implement an unspecified Plan B if there is no agreement with Airbus, which is part of Eurofighter.