Breakthrough for Europe’s Stealth Fighter Jet
In 2017, France and Germany started a project called the Future Combat Air System (fcas). The project, since joined by Spain, saw a breakthrough on November 18. Months-long disagreements between Germany’s Airbus and France’s Dassault have been settled.
The political agreement on the fcas is a big step forward and—especially in the current international context—an important signal of the excellent cooperation between France, Germany and Spain.
—The French president’s office, November 18
A grand goal: The more than €100 billion arms project includes a next-generation fighter jet along with integrated drone fleets. Europe’s goal is not only independence from the United States but to outperform its ally.
From economics to military: The European unity project is morphing into a European military project. Europe’s history and Bible prophecy warn of the danger of a European military power. A specific prophecy in Revelation 9:7-9 may have even specifically foretold the systematic coordination of aircraft that Europe is working on.
In Revelation 9:7-9, the Apostle John describes some of the weapons of this coming power. John saw these weapons in vision and wasn’t familiar with what he was seeing. He had never seen mechanized vehicles or modern technology. He described what he saw using terms he was familiar with, such as “locusts,” war horses and lions. “[T]he sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle,” says verse 9. This is talking about airplanes, jet fighters and helicopters that can go all directions and inflict punishing destruction!
—Gerald Flurry, Trumpet editor in chief
To learn where this cooperation is leading, read “France Rejects America—and Empowers Germany!”, by Gerald Flurry.