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  • 9 April 2008

    UK Deploys Jackal in Afghanistan

    The British Army's latest addition to its vehicle fleet, the 4x4 patrol vehicle Jackal, has been deployed in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Touted as a "revolutionary system", the Ministry...

  • 8 April 2008

    BAE Delivers First Order of HEADS Sensors to US PEOS

    BAE Systems has delivered 5,500 Headborne Energy Analysis and Diagnostic Systems (HEADS) to the US Programme Executive Office Soldier. The HEADS helmets, which are due to be distributed to the...

  • 7 April 2008

    Raytheon Seeks Ideas to Defeat IEDs

    Raytheon has launched a website to encourage defence industry leaders and academics to work together to combat improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The site allows the confidential submission of ideas to...

  • 7 April 2008

    EADS Astrium to Acquire SSTL

    EADS Astrium, Europe's largest space company, has announced plans to acquire British satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL). SSTL was set up in 1995 as a University of Surrey...

  • 4 April 2008

    BAE Axes 600 Jobs in Northern England

    BAE Systems is to axe 600 jobs at two factories in northern England, following the completion and delivery of current orders. The firm says 450 jobs will disappear at Brough,...

  • 4 April 2008

    US and Czech Republic Agree on Radar Station

    The Czech Republic has agreed to the establishment of a US missile defence system on Czech soil. The system, which would detect missiles from Iran heading toward Europe and the...

  • 4 April 2008

    MoD Appoints New Chief Scientific Advisor

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has appointed Professor Mark Welland as the new Chief Scientific Advisor (CSA). The CSA is responsible for providing high-quality scientific advice to ministers, senior...

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