Snowden affair raises hopes for Rafale in Brazil
The sale of Boeing F-18 did not get a mention [...]
The US aeronautical company, which moved its headquarters from Seattle to Chicago in 2001, is in both the civil and military sectors, like its European rival Airbus. At the heart of the US defence industry, Boeing has powerful contacts in Capitol Hill and at the White House.
Aaron Frenkel is today one of the most influential commercial middlemen in the area of the former Soviet Union. Through his company Loyd's Aviation Group (no link with the Lloyd's insurance market), he facilitates the sale of Western aircraft manufacturers like Dassault, Cessna, Embraer and Pilatus in eastern European markets and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS, ex-Soviet Union). In ad [...]
Engineering firms that install French missiles and electronic components on foreign-owned or outdated French materiel are leaving France one by one to set up shop in countries where there are fewer controls on defence companies. The departure of companies such [...]