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BAE job losses rise to 2,300 with new cuts
BAE Systems today announced further job cuts, detailing plans to shed 642 staff across eight of its 11 UK sites to take the job-cuts tally to nearly 2,300 this year.
Airbus A400M countries to meet in Berlin on Dec. 2
Officials from countries who have ordered the delayed A400M military transport plane from Airbus will meet again next week to discuss the way ahead, after a report of ballooning prices hit the newsstands.
Indian Defence Minister Calls Pakistan-China Military Nexus an Area of Serious Concern
The Defence Minister AK Antony has said the nexus between China and Pakistan in the military sphere is of serious concern.
Russia's naval infantry to be totally re-armed by 2015
All units of Russia's naval infantry will be fully equipped with advanced weaponry by 2015, the Russian Navy said in a statement on Friday.
Armed forces manning at 98 per cent
The Ministry of Defence is hailing the 'continued upward trend' in recruitment and retention in Britain's armed forces after figures showed forces are currently operating at just under 98 per cent of their full-time trained strength requirement.