Changing the French Defence Budget Mindset

A French Army Gazelle helicopter; if the planned sale-and-lease-back arrangements work as planned, they may be extended to other kinds of equipment in future. Public domain image



  • Pierre de Villiers, France’s joint chief-of-staff
  • Rafale combat aircraft
  • Airbus A400M airlifters
  • France military personnel cuts
  • French Army helicopters
  • French military bases
  • Rafale combat aircraft