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France's Dassault hints at Plan B if European fighter talks fail

Fri 5th March, 2021 10:32am
PARIS, March 5 (Reuters) - The CEO of French planemaker
Dassault Aviation  AVMD.PA  hinted at an alternative plan if
talks between France, Germany and Spain over work on a joint
fighter project break down, but said he still believed in the
bid to create a manned and unmanned combat system.
    "I don’t believe it's in mortal danger but I'm not going to
tell you that the patient is not in difficulty," CEO Eric
Trappier said of the project launched in 2019.
    "The head of a company must always have a Plan B in mind. He
does everything to ensure Plan A succeeds, everything. But the
day Plan A doesn't work you need a Plan B," he told a news
conference when asked what would happen if the talks failed.    

 (Reporting by Tim Hepher; editing by Jason Neely)
 ((tim.hepher@thomsonreuters.com; +33 1 49 49 54 52; Reuters
Messaging: tim.hepher.thomsonreuters@reuters.net))
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