The defence-security continuum at the heart of Nexter systems

Nexter Systems: the French leader in the land defence sector Nexter, a KNDS Group company, will be present at the 20th Government internal security exhibition, which will be held at the “Parc des expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte” from 21 to 24…

The UAE places an order with Naval Group for two Gowind corvettes

By Jean-Michel Guhl Naval Group, the former DCNS, which participated last month in BIDEC, Bahrain international defence exhibition and conference (from 16 to 18 October 2017) and was in negotiation with the UAE government, announced officially, during French President Macron…

Dassault Aviation at the 2017 Dubai Airshow

From 12 to 16 November, Dassault Aviation is present at the Dubai Airshow with the Rafale combat aircraft and the Falcon business jets. The static display highlights a Rafale C (single-seater), a Falcon 8X and a Falcon 900LX. The flying…

Airbus to build Türksat 5A and 5B satellites

First Türksat contract for Airbus First all-electric satellites for Türksat A contract for two new generation communications satellites was signed today by Türksat with Airbus Defence and Space. The satellites, Türksat 5A and Türksat 5B, are based on the latest…

“Paradise Papers”: clarification by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation provides the following clarifications regarding the information which were published in the media concerning the “Paradise Papers”. Dassault Aviation complies with all of its tax obligations and in this respect pays taxes and duties in the countries where…

Thales tests System 21 modem over Eutelsat

In October, Thales, the leading supplier of ground secure satellite communication solutions executed a series of tests with Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators. These tests successfully demonstrated cutting-edge communications using Thales’s System 21 over Eutelsat commercial Ku-Band…

Dassault – Reliant Aerospace Facility in Mihan inaugurated

Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group today laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur located in India’s western state of Maharashtra. The Foundation…

Didier Baichère

More details on 2018 French Defence Budget

by paolo Valpolini The GICAT, the French association grouping most land defence industries, organised a press tour having as topic the “Operational innovation to counter today and tomorrow threats”; on Day 2 of the tour Didier Baichère, a member of…