Open Warfare at Safran
The sudden dismissal of the boss of Sagem Defense Securite, Jacques Paccard, on Oct. 30 left the affiliate of Safran in a state of near-insurrection. [...]
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.
Since the OECD Convention against bribing foreign officials was signed in 1997, multi-national corporations - and particularly those in the defense industry - have found new ways of legally paying go-betweens and decision-makers in the countries in which they operate. [...]