War Geoeconomics


  • United Arab Emirates signed a contract for 24 Rafale combat jets ($7.2 billion)
  • India ordered 36 Rafale ($9 billion)
  • Egypt ordered 24 Rafale + 1 frigate
  • Australia awarded DCNS, France’s shipbuilding firm a contract to replace 12 Shortfin Barracude A1 submarines ($38-50 billion).
  • Since fighting began in Ukraine in February 2014, 14 of the 26 NATO members states have increased defence spending.
  • Regularly use of french military hardware in West Africa and Syria  provided potential clients with a regular view.