DGSE supplier Bertin Technologies on the block
With the demise of CNIM, which pledged to look for a buyer at the Paris Commercial Court in May, according [...]
The DGA (Direction Generale de l’Armement), part of the French ministry of defence, is responsible for procurement of the French armed forces as well as promoting the French defence industry abroad. The DGA works jointly with France’s partners and companies in the defence sector such as Dassault, Airbus or DCNS to develop new equipment for the military.
Airbus Helicopters greatly needs the contract in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis but current discussions between the partner countries may leave Marignane on the sidelines. [...]
While Alger's army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah launches into anti-corruption probes within the highest echelons of government, announcing "the time of reckoning has come", a secret deal with the Algerian ministry of national defence has got Paris and Algiers in a flutter. [...]
The French Army general staff, or EMAT (Etat-Major de l'Armee de Terre) is looking to beef up its digital transformation mission and make it a more attractive career prospect to officers. It also wants to promote its digital projects to other forces that share its concerns about cyber-intrusion and influence operations. [...]
According to our sources, the Brazilian Air Force has sold its squadron of Mirage 2000 fighter jets to a French broker based in the United Arab Emirates. The firm plans to get in on the lucrative aggressor squadrons market, a service sought after by armed forces in the region. [...]