Le Drian's French satellite hard-sell
French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian took Thales chief executive [...]
Raytheon is one of the world’s biggest defence companies. It is the principal supplier of missiles to the Department of Defense and it is at the forefront of innovation in electronic warfare.
Keen to end its reliance on small hacker units to carry out computer attacks, the Pentagon is developing technologies that will allow large-scale cyberwarfare to take place with practically no human intervention, much in the way that anti-missile defence systems [. [...]
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 [. [...]