Al Khateeb goes on defence mission to Paris
Ahmed Al Khateeb, an advisor to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman [...]
DCNS is France’s leading naval shipyard. The company builds both surface vessels and submarines for the French Navy. It also exports, recently landing contracts in India, Brazil and Australia.
Embroiled in the biggest scandal in its history, Kuala Lumpur is putting the brakes on negotiations for an order of new fighter jets. However behind the scenes companies hoping to land the business are continuing to do deals with their contacts on the ground. [...]
Favourite courtier of African presidents Jacob Zuma, Ali Bongo and Denis Sassou-Nguesso, South African Ivor Ichikowitz is little by little making his mark in Central Asia. Alongside such influential regional businessmen as Kenges Rakishev in Kazakhstan and Fuad Seyidaliyev in Azerbaijan, the head of the Paramount arms group is trying to establish himself there, while still maintaining his positions in Africa. [...]
Israel's strategically-key defence exports have been stagnating, with figures released by the defence ministry earlier this month revealing that sales stood at $5.66 billion in 2015, flat on 2014 and down 10% on 2013. Israel's political and defence establishments are [. [...]