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Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense

Spacedaily, Moorestown - Oct 13, 2003The U.S. Navy was awarded Friday an $812.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the continued development of the...

BAE to expand Saudi defence work

The Telegraph, BAE Systems appears set to expand its controversial defence contract with the Saudi Arabian government, as strong world oil prices swell defence...

UNITAS naval exercise in South Atlantic

MercoPress, Beginning this week navies from several South American countries, Spain and United States will be participating in the annual Unitas exercise that deploys...

Spain's first Eurofighter grounded ahead of airshow

AFP, MADRID (AFP) A fault in the landing gear of Eurofighter warplanes stopped the first delivered to Spain from taking part in an airshow...

NATO could change process for deploying troops

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Canada didn't go to war, but our businesses did

Toronto Star , Building 6, Tank Ave., Nepean, Ont.The address isn't on any Ottawa tourist map but the custom-built hangar on the grounds of...

Aerospace industry hopes to cash in on new Boeing and missile programs

Canadian Press, MONTREAL (CP) - Canada's aerospace industry "missed the train" on subcontracting opportunities for the new Airbus A380 jumbo jet, but is hoping...

Airbus ahead in race for

The Guardian, A European consortium centred on Airbus has emerged ahead of a Boeing-led bid in the race to win a

Weapons proliferation threatens global stability

The Olympian , Download PDF Version WASHINGTON -- Long before the war against Iraq and its now-disputed weapons of mass destruction, the world's superpowers were...

Israel deploys nuclear arms in submarines

LA Times / WorldNetDaily / The Observer , Israeli and American officials have admitted collaborating to deploy US-supplied Harpoon cruise missiles armed with nuclear...