Airbus' helicopter sales channels in Astana under scrutiny
The Kazakh-gate legal investigation underway in Paris has lifted the lid on the consultants Airbus used to get in with the government in Astana in 2009. [...]
As well as being the world’s leading manufacturer of helicopters, Eurocopter, which is now called Airbus Helicopters, also produces the Tiger attack helicopter and the NH90 transport helicopter.
Lebanon’s acquisition of military materiel under a $1 billion envelope that Riyadh granted to prime minister Saad Hariri in August is proceeding apace. Intelligence Online can also reveal that there has been a breakthrough on Saudi Arabia’s $3 billion package [...]