Country: France

Exercise Joint Warrior news

Exercise Joint Warrior news

Involving more than 40 warships, 40 fixed-wing aircraft and 30 helicopters from the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, France, Denmark, Belgium, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Germany, over 12,000 personnel took part in Exercise Joint Warrior....

French Officials Accuse U.S. of Cyberattack

French Officials Accuse U.S. of Cyberattack

The Obama administration on Wednesday categorically denied reports that the U.S. government might have hacked into the French presidential palace earlier this year. “We categorically deny the allegations by unnamed sources that the U.S. government participated...

MBDA hit its target in first 10 years

MBDA hit its target in first 10 years

For European guided weapons manufacturer MBDA, 2011 was a special year. The December celebration marking its first decade of operations came after several of its products had been used to great effect during the...

French Arms Exports Climb 25% In 2011

French Arms Exports Climb 25% In 2011

France remained the world‘s fourth-largest arms exporter last year, behind the U.S., U.K. and Russia, reporting a 25% boost – from €5.1 billion to €6.5 billion – at the end of 2011. The French...

Britain, France Defense Partnership (2)

Britain, France Defense Partnership (2)

this is a complement to the previous published news: according to Giovanni de Briganti Defense Aerospace the Anglo-French Defense Treaty Promises Much, Will Deliver Little For the third time in as many decades, France...

MoU between UK and France on urgent operational requests

MoU between UK and France on urgent operational requests

The Minister for Defence Equipment and Support, Quentin Davies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with his French counterpart, Laurent Collet-Billon, which enables the potential for closer co-operation on the procurement of urgent...