The French Naval Industry in full form.

The French Naval Industry in full form.

By Alejandro Ronard Alem.- Last year,  the French naval industry has had an important level of sales , unprecedented for shipbuilders. The Pavilion France was present in the EXPONAVAL that opened its doors past November 29th in Chile. Without a doubt the most important naval fairtrade of Latin America, was developed in the naval base of […]

France exports 36 Rafale Fighter aircraft to India.

France exports 36 Rafale Fighter aircraft to India.

France and India on Friday signed the €7.87 billion deal for Rafale fighter jets, equipped with latest missiles and weapon system besides multiple India-specific modifications that will give the IAF cutting edge capability over arch rival Pakistan. The deal was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his visiting French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian […]

France’s arms exports to other countries reached an all-time high

France’s arms exports to other countries reached an all-time high

France’s arms exports to other countries reached an all-time high after nearly doubling sales to $17.4 billion in 2015 from $9 billion in 2014. Four major France-based defense contractors contributed to the increase in exports: Dassault, Airbus, MBDA Missile, and DCNS. A majority of sales went to Middle Eastern countries, including Dassault Aviation-made Rafale fighter […]

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 […]