Paris, Washington covet Antonov 124
The Russian Antonov 124, the world's second largest cargo plane, has been used to carry French materiel to Mali and will soon be deployed to repatriate US military materiel from Afghanistan. [...]
In 2014, Lockheed Martin was the biggest defence company in the world. It is in security, aerospace and aeronautics. Lockheed Martin is the manufacturer of the latest US fighter jets, the F-22 and the F-35.
Frustrated that U.S. restrictions on technology exports are costing them contracts, U.S. military satellite manufacturers have successfully lobbied the Obama administration to relax the export rules concerning their sector. The reforms which are currently ongoing will allow the likes of [. [...]