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Boeing, Eurofighter bid to usurp F-35 for Canadian fighter deal
Boeing and Eurofighter have launched a public challenge to Lockheed Martin's widely presumed control of a next-generation fighter contract in Canada
Flight International

US and Canada buys further Bae System build M777 howitzer
BAE Systems has received orders worth around $118 million (70m) for 63 more M777 howitzers, taking the order total to exactly 800 guns. The U.S. is buying 38 guns for the Marines and Army while Canada is acquiring 25 more through the US Foreign Military Sales program to add to the 12 it already has in service.
Defpro


Pentagon plans new cyberspace war command

The Pentagon plans to create a new military command for cyberspace, stepping up preparations by the armed forces to conduct both offensive and defensive computer warfare, the New York Times said on Friday.

Reuters

BAE Systems and l-3 MAS to maintain Australia's hornet fleet

BAE Systems Australia and L-3 MAS Canada have confirmed their selection to provide long term maintenance and modification support for the F/A-18 Hornet fighter in Australia.

BAE Systems Press Release

Cameron denies A400M cuts

Conservative leader David Cameron has denied allegations that a Conservative government would scrap the A400M programme. Last week Labour MP Mark Tami said that Wales' aerospace industry would be "destroyed" under a Tory government because it would cancel the A400M programme.

Defence Management

Chief of defence base suspended

The chief executive of a Military and Storage Distribution Agency in Bicester has been suspended, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said.

BBC News

MoD admits use of controversial 'enhanced blast' weapons in Afghanistan

British pilots in Afghanistan are firing an increasing number of "enhanced blast" thermobaric weapons, designed to kill everyone in buildings they strike, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.

The Guardian

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