After 1.3 billion euro makeover, French aircraft carrier returns to sea

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U.S.—Dressed in a khaki uniform and helmet, a pilot jumps into a Rafale fighter jet under the watchful gaze of France's armed forces minister, Florence Parly, as the deck of the Charles de Gaulle carrier prepares for its first activity in 18 months.

After 1.3 bln euro makeover, French aircraft carrier returns to sea. ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER CHARLES DE GAULLE, Nov 8 (Reuters) - D ressed in a khaki uniform and helmet, a pilot jumps into a Rafale fighter jet under the...