As well as being the world’s leading manufacturer of helicopters, Eurocopter, which is now called Airbus Helicopters, also produces the Tiger attack helicopter and the NH90 transport helicopter.
"Irish" Avolon helps Airbus, Boeing, sell planes to China
Having been forced to restructure their sales procedures in China, Airbus and Boeing have turned to the leasing specialist Avalon, a company that is close to the regime led by Xi Jinping. [...]
Dick Evans, the Kazakhstan connections of an arms industry high-flier
After having served as the high profile chairman and chief executive of BAE Systems from 1998 to 2004, Richard "Dick" Evans has been putting his talents to use in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev recruited him in October 2006 to run the country's sovereign fund, Samruk. [...]