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Chris Cradock | October 24 2018

Harris-L3 and TransDigm-Esterline: Significant Mergers in Defence and Aerospace

This month saw the announcement of two proposed deals in the US that hold significance for the defence and aerospace supply base, especially but not confined to the US. The merger of L3 and Harris promises a $10 billion giant in defence communications and electronics, while the acquisition of ..

Chris Cradock | October 19 2018

European Naval Developments and Commercial Options: All at Sea

Structural change is an unavoidable reality for European national champions in naval shipbuilding. While the market opportunity both in Europe and in the wider world has not been as helpful for some time, longer term consolidation poses significant challenges and changes which in turn will require..

Chris Cradock | March 15 2018

Rolls Royce 2017 Review: A Vigorous Performance Despite One or Two Crosswinds

Rolls Royce delivered its 2017 FY results on 7th. March, and surprised the market positively with better than expected results!

Eric Lambert | February 9 2018

Victanis supports innovation!

Victanis is a partner of the Cyber West Challenge, a contest aiming to encourage the emergence of innovative start-ups with high potential in the cyber sector within the Morbihan area. Cybersecurity is the deterrent of tomorrow, its importance is growing exponentially as threats proliferate that..

Eric Lambert | December 8 2015

French Defence Budget Overview 2014-2019

The French law for defence budget (loi de programmation militaire – LPM) 2014-2019 allows the French Armed Forces to keep up with the threats expected in the 2020s and later on. This can be achieved not only by the authorised strength of the Armed Forces, but also through development and..

Eric Lambert | February 17 2015

Outsourcing in the French Armed Forces

In September 2011, the rapporteur of the MEC (control and assessment mission of the financial committee on outsourcing in the field of defence), Louis Giscard d'Estaing, recalled that 25% of the British budget was outsourced, as opposed to 6% in France.