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  • 27 June 2007

    BAE Investigation Could Jeopardise US Expansion

    The investigation of allegations of corruption against UK firm BAE Systems by the US Department of Justice could stymie the company's plans to expand into the America's military hardware market....

  • 26 June 2007

    US Awards $125m GMLRS Tender

    The US Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $125m contract for the production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) unitary rockets. The US Department of Defense has also advanced...

  • 26 June 2007

    US Investigates BAE

    UK defence firm BAE Systems is being investigated over allegations of non-compliance with anti-corruption laws by the US Department of Justice. The firm is facing allegations of making illegal payments...

  • 25 June 2007

    UK and US Treaty Ends Technology Export Licences

    UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George Bush have signed a treaty to end the requirement for US defence equipment and technology to be granted an individual export...

  • 22 June 2007

    BAE Tightens Anti-Corruption Compliance

    British defence company BAE Systems has effectively blacklisted a fifth of the world's countries as part of moves to comply with anti-corruption laws, The Times reported yesterday. The company, which...

  • 20 June 2007

    NATO Agrees on Missile Defence

    NATO has agreed to develop efforts to protect alliance-forces territory against the threat of missiles. At a meeting of NATO defence ministers on 14 June, Secretary General Jaap de Hoop...

  • 20 June 2007

    EU Opens Military Ops HQ

    The European Union has opened a new military operations centre in Brussels, Belgium. Commencing operations on June 13, the centre is situated in the EU military staff building. The EU's...

  • 19 June 2007

    UK Seeks Defence Deal With US

    The US and UK are both attempting to craft a treaty to allow Britain to buy defence products from American companies without having to obtain export licences, a report in...

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