Starfire counts on Paramount’s aura
The contacts he made in his previous role as assistant to South African defence industry magnate Ivor Ichikowitz are proving useful to Miles Chambers’ new consulting firm Starfire Advisory. [...]
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.
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 [...]
At a little over 30 years old, Mohamed Bin Salman has in a matter of months become Saudi Arabia’s strong man. He is the all-powerful Minister of Defence, head of the royal court, director of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs and chairman of the supreme council of Saudi Aramco and has control over all major affairs.Whether it be operations in Yemen against the rebel Houthis or negotia [...]