, No 22, Monday 21st November, 2016

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MAIN HEADLINES FROM THIS ISSUE:

  • Holland’s industrial participation is “essential,” Belgium’s is “impossible”

    A policy paper on the Belgian and Dutch defence industrial policies has argued that successive constitutional reforms in Belgium have transferred too much power to the region to make a genuine national industrial defence policy feasible. The paper also states the EU directive on defence procurement has increased bureaucracy in the Netherlands and decreased revenues from industrial participation, or offsets.

  • “SAUDI 50 PERCENT OFFSET TARGET IS A MIRAGE”

    Lexington Institute, a think tank headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, has published an article highly critical of Saudi Arabia’s offset plans. Until the announcement of Vision 2030 Saudi Arabia had not promoted a coherent strategy for industry development or technology transfer to grow a local defence industry. “Knowledge transfer and maintenance are missing…”

  • Russian fund for Indonesia is springboard to regional market

    Russia’s space industry has set its sights on the Asia-Pacific region. RUSNANO, a six-year-old organization which implements state policy for the development of nanotechnology in Russia, is forming an International Aerospace Fund for Direct Investments (IASF). The fund will invest in Indonesian industries through joint ventures.

  • MALAYSIA TURNS TO CHINA AFTER U.S. LAWSUIT IMPLICATES PRIME MINISTER

    China and Malaysia have signed a raft of agreements on railways, energy, defence, and joint development of Malaysia’s naval ships worth RM144bn ($33bn). The agreements came during a visit to Beijing by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

  • POLAND DISCOVERS THAT “SOMETHING HAS POPPED”

    Poland’s Defence Minister, Antoni Macierewicz, is facing a boycott by European diplomats following the collapse of negotiations with Airbus Helicopters over the Caracal offsets. “If things continue this way then an ice age will begin in Poland’s relations with the West,” a politician from the ruling coalition in Germany told the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza.

AND LOT'S MORE...

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