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Jew hating France cancels purchase of Israeli drones after BDS petition, decides to go with another company

After BDS France petition against purchase of Israeli-developed Watchkeeper drone, French gov’t goes with another company.

By Cynthia Blank


The French government has decided against purchasing an Israeli-made unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

The Watchkeeper drone was created as part of a joint venture between Israel’s biggest arms developer Elbit System and the UK subsidiary of France’s Thales Group.

Defense News reported that “Watchkeeper was widely expected to be selected,” but instead the French defense ministry chose the Patroller drone made by domestic conglomerate Sagem.

France’s decision is apparently a capitulation to BDS France, who circulated a petition against the transaction garnering 8,000 signatures.

The anti-Israel group demanded France refrain from purchasing the Watchkeeper drones as they were


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