Yair Shamir, Dassault's Israeli lobbyist
Yair Shamir, who is a candidate to be Israel’s next defence minister, heads a venture capital fund in which France’s Dassault has invested. [...]
Founded in 1929 by Marcel Bloch, Dassault Aviation is the French aircraft manufacturer of reference when it comes to private jets and fighter aircraft (Rafale, Mirage). The company is also getting into drone development.
Engineering firms that install French missiles and electronic components on foreign-owned or outdated French materiel are leaving France one by one to set up shop in countries where there are fewer controls on defence companies.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 [...]