Irishman wanted over missiles plot
Thursday 17 December 1992
The man, Peter Eamonn Maguire, was held at Pretoria airport this week, and is detained in jail awaiting a hearing on 6 January. Maguire, 56, who had an address in Co Dublin and is described as a senior electronic systems engineer, is wanted to face federal criminal charges in the US.
In August 1990, four men described as associates of Maguire were jailed by a Boston court.
They were said to have conspired with Maguire to develop new high-technology weapons for attacking helicopters and new types of radio-controlled bombs.
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