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  • 6 June 2008

    UAE Considers French Rafale

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is considering the purchase of France's Rafale fighter jet – which is yet to be sold overseas. The UAE currently owns a fleet of French...

  • 6 June 2008

    Lockheed to Supply Jets to Morocco

    The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth up to US$233.6m to supply 24 F-16 fighter aircraft and related hardware to Morocco. The contract supports a US...

  • 6 June 2008

    Increasing Calls for European Army

    A Polish member of the European Parliament says the EU needs to develop "hard power" and member states should work together to form a European army. Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman...

  • 5 June 2008

    MoD Administers a Cock-Up

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been accused of a "gold standard cock-up" by a government minister over eight helicopters which have cost £422m but have never flown. Commons...

  • 5 June 2008

    US Quizzes Third BAE Exec

    It has emerged a third senior BAE Systems executive has been subpoenaed by US investigators as they probe allegations of bribery at the firm. Head of Business Development Alan Garwood...

  • 5 June 2008

    PARC to Develop Sensor Tape to Measure Blast Impact

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Xerox subsidiary Palo Alto Research Center to develop and prototype sensor tape to measure the impact of blasts in the...

  • 3 June 2008

    Lockheed to Support MLRS Launchers

    Lockheed Martin has received a US$90m contract to support US Army and Marine Corps Multiple Launch Rocket System launchers. Lockheed will be responsible for the performance-based specification components of the...

  • 3 June 2008

    Rheinmetall Takes Over GÜZ

    Rheinmetall Defence's Simulation and Training division is to assume responsibility for running Germany’s advanced combat training centre, the GÜZ, in September. The €100m deal is expected to last for six...

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