Ichikowitz, Paris' agent in Africa
Following his acquisition of the French military avionics firm ATE (IOL 679), which has contracts with Eurocopter in Iraq and [...]
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.
Having sold Mirage aircraft, Agosta submarines and Mistral missiles to Pakistan, Paris was the country's principal military supplier for many years. But all that has changed. Today, the French are being progressively edged out of the market by China, which [. [...]