France Defence and Security Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

France Defence and Security Report 2015

France Defence and Security Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
France Defence and Security Report 2015
Published Aug 15, 2015
80 pages — Published Aug 15, 2015
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BMI View: France possesses one the leading defence sectors globally, and local manufacturers - a growing number of which are entering into international product development partnerships - export items across the world, in all segments of the industry. Domestic demand for defence equipment is increasingly being driven by efforts to enhance internal and external counter-terrorism capabilities. ...Another --,--- defence jobs were to be slashed, as part of the government s efforts to rein in public spending amid weak economic growth. However, following the attacks by Islamist militants against the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris in January ----, President Hollande announced that austerity cuts to this year s budget would be cancelled, and sector spending would be raised by EUR-.-BN (USD-.-bn) in --------- in order to strengthen counter-terrorism capabilities. Planned defence expenditure - excluding pensions and the gendarmerie - therefore stands at EUR--.-bn (USD--.-bn) ...We expect counter-terrorism efforts to continue to drive military spending over the coming years. France s open-ended Operation Barkhane in the Sahel will require a range of equipment for ground and air forces, including arms and ammunition, missiles, UAVs, attack helicopters, troop carriers and armoured vehicles -

...In January ----, Islamist terrorists attacked the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing --. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) later claimed to have planned, financed and ordered the attack in response to the magazine s publishing of cartoons which caricatured the Prophet Mohammed. Shortly after, a related assault against a Jewish supermarket took place in another part of the city, carried out by a gunman who aligned himself with Islamic State (IS). ...Shortly after, a related assault against a Jewish supermarket took place in another part of the city, carried out by a gunman who aligned himself with Islamic State (IS). After the attacks, on January --, President Hollande announced the deployment of an additional --,--- troops onto the streets across the country, as well as a EUR---mn investment into greater surveillance capacity for the police, security and intelligence services over the next three years. The French parliament approved a new legal framework to strengthen intelligence and surveillance operations in May ----. ...In response to the Ukraine crisis, the French armed forces have deployed four multirole combat aircraft to perform air policing tasks over Poland and the Baltics, as well as an early warning and control aircraft to patrol Polish and Romanian airspace. In January ----, it was announced that -- French main battle tanks and four infantry fighting vehicles would also be stationed in Poland.

...In February ----, Hollande confirmed in a public address on France s nuclear deterrence policy that the country will retain both its sea and air nuclear deterrent components at a level of strict sufficiency - meaning that their capabilities will be maintained, and modernisation will be undertaken as necessary. In early ----, the French navy s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier was deployed to support the international air campaign against IS in Iraq. ...

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TitleStarting PageNumber of Pages
  Dassault Aviation672
  EADS 702
Executive Summary61
SWOT Analysis72
Global Political Outlook95
Europe Security Overview148
  The Strategic Outlook For The 2010s141
    Europe In A Global Context141
  Europe's Key Security Issues Over The Coming Decade141
    The Future Of The Eurozone And EU141
    EU Expansion151
    NATO Expansion And Relations With The US151
    Post-Qadhafi Libya161
    Relations With Russia171
    Relations With Turkey171
    The Balkans181
    Organised Crime181
    Islamist Terrorism191
    The Greater Black Sea Region191
    The Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute202
Security Risk Ratings223
  BMI s Security Ratings223
Political Overview255
  Domestic Politics253
  Long-Term Political Outlook282
Security Overview305
  Internal Security Situation302
    Latest Developments321
    Timeline: Internal Threats321
  External Security Situation332
Armed Forces And Defence Industry3517
  Defence Decision Making351
  Grand Strategy351
  Order of Battle365
  Defence Modernisation415
  International Deployments and Joint Exercises464
  Weapons Of Mass Destruction502
Market Overview527
  Arms Trade Overview541
    Procurement Trends and Developments572
Industry Forecast Scenario598
  Armed Forces592
  Defence Expenditure612
  Macroeconomic Outlook634
Company Profiles677
BMI Methodology742
  How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts741
  Defence Industry741

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