French aerospace industry sees event as chance to lobby new president.

French aerospace industry sees event as chance to lobby new president.

PARIS — The Paris Air Show comes at a timely juncture as French aerospace leaders seek to lobby a newly elected head of state and government for support of the high-tech industry in a tough world market. “We have a new government and new ministers,” said Eric Trappier, vice chairman of Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et […]

Export legislative and regulatory framework on French weapons.

Export legislative and regulatory framework on French weapons.

France’s regime Export controls on French weapons are based on a rigorous legislative and regulatory framework, taking into account the national imperatives of sovereignty and security, as well as international arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation commitments. This framework is based on a principle of prohibition, but includes a system of successive authorizations and constant interministerial […]

Exclusive interview with Air Force General Jean-Christophe Zimmerman.

Exclusive interview with Air Force General Jean-Christophe Zimmerman.

At the top of the Arc de Triomphe, we interviewed Air Force General Jean-Christophe Zimmerman, lead coordinator of the Command Post of the 14th of July Military Parade. The 14th of July is our French National Day, and this tear the parade´s motto is “The Armed Forces-People Commitment Day”. Question: General Zimmerman, the French aviation […]