French Defense Spending Reached New Heights In 2023

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PARIS—France’s defense materiel agency DGA placed orders totaling €20.3 billion ($22 billion) during 2023, the highest level of spending in 15 years, according to DGA head Emmanuel Chiva. Nearly half of the orders placed by the DGA for military equipment for the French armed forces were declared...

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