The move follows on from the 2010 agreement to enhance defence co-operation including sharing aircraft carriers, joint expeditionary forces and training
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Saturday 09 February 2013
Boss reports 8% rise in earnings
Friday 08 February 2013
Battery rethink for Dreamliner
Monday 10 December 2012
The contract with BAE Systems will safeguard 3,000 skilled jobs at Barrow in Cumbria
Sunday 02 December 2012
In times of austerity nothing is sacred. Not even defence budgets. In the US, the Obama administration plans to axe troops and in the UK the Ministry of Defence has to lay off 54,000 service people to cut expenditure by around £4bn.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Spanish economy still shrinking
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Japan exports hit by China boycott
Sunday 14 October 2012
Thursday 04 October 2012
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Traders were in a defensive mood yesterday as volumes hovered around annual August lows and defence stocks found themselves in focus. Chemring, the military equipment maker, was the FTSE 250's biggest faller, down 40.8p to 373.9p, as doubt emerged about Carlyle's approach coming to fruition. The US private-equity firm admitted its interest in Chemring last Friday but scribes at UBS reiterated that it is still "highly preliminary".
Monday 09 July 2012
Rolls-Royce has announced a £118 million order from the US Army.
Friday 22 June 2012
More than 300 jobs are facing the axe after it emerged work on air tanker refuelling planes for the Ministry of Defence will be moved to Spain.
Monday 18 June 2012
Rolls-Royce is to upgrade a major UK plant as part of a £1.1 billion contract from the Ministry of Defence to build reactor cores for the next generation of the UK's nuclear-armed submarines.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Wednesday 11 April 2012
David Cameron today welcomed a £326m order for Airbus from an Indonesian airline.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
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