French minister’s delegation to Armenia to include leading defense companies


YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 22, ARMENPRESS. French Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu’s delegation during his upcoming Armenia trip will include defense companies MBDA, Nexter, Safran, Thales and Arquus, according to Politico.

Lecornu recently announced his upcoming visit to Armenia.

Furthermore, according to Le Figaro, France will deliver a batch of defensive armaments to Armenia on February 22.

MBDA is a European multinational developer and manufacturer of missiles headquartered in France.

Nexter is a weapons manufacturer producing armored vehicles, munitions, firearms, cannons and other arms.

Safran designs, develops and manufactures aircraft engines, spacecraft propulsion systems as well as various aerospace and defense-related equipment.

Thales designs, develops and manufactures electrical systems as well as devices and equipment for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security sectors.

Arquus specializes in military vehicles.