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Article Excerpt: Thousands of jobs are to be created in Lancashire and across the UK following a deal to make components for a new jet fighter in the UK. The deal is a boost for Britain’s largest defence contractor BAE … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: It’s an unusual winter morning in the desert surrounding Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California — unusual in that the wind isn’t howling across the dry lake beds, Joshua trees and low-lying scrub. It’s easy to hear … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: U.S. plane maker Boeing said local defence contractors might build F/A 18 Super Hornets under licence if Japan chose to buy the next-generation fighter jet. The comment came after the U.S. aerospace giant, along with Lockheed Martin and … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: State-owned French aerospace and defence contractor Safran Group has emerged as the world leader in biometric identification following the completion of its $1.09 billion acquisition of US-based face-recognition software maker L-1 Identity Solutions. The Paris-based company today said … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Boeing Co. has boosted the costs for the U.S. Air Force tanker modernization contract it won after a hard-fought battle against rival Airbus. That has some analysts speculating whether Boeing can make money on the deal. The $4.4 billion … Continue reading

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