French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (front) sits in a Rafale B jet fighter as Eric Carle, Dassault Aviation flight test engineer, looks on during a visit at the factory of French aircraft ... more 
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (front) sits in a Rafale B jet fighter as Eric Carle, Dassault Aviation flight test engineer, looks on during a visit at the factory of French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation in Merignac, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, January 10, 2014. France's defence ministry said on Friday that the government was committing to a further phase of the Rafale fighter jet project and that about one billion euros was being earmarked. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS TRANSPORT MILITARY) less 
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