After a disappointing showing in 2012, French arms exports grew to €6.3 billion ($8.5 billion) in 2013, a 30% increase compared with €4.8 billion the previous year. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attributes the jump in orders to eight major contracts valued at more than €200 million signed in 2013. During the previous year France signed just three such agreements, he said. Among large contracts signed in 2013 were for a pair of spy satellites built by Airbus Defense and ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "French Defense Exports Up 30% In 2013".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.