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France goes on arms sales spree in S. America
France is pursuing further arms sales in Latin America after its extensive weapons deal with Brazil and is hoping to persuade Argentina to become its next big customer for military hardware.
UPI

Cobham sales rise on healthy military, govt markets
British aerospace and defence electronics group Cobham said revenues had grown strongly in the third quarter, driven by robust military and government markets, and that the outlook was healthy.
Reuters


SAIC Receives $160 Million Task Order by Naval Sea Systems Command For Engineering Support Services

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)has announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) with engineering support services.

Defpro

The purchase Of 15 new Chinook helicopters for the National Defence System represents a pivotal time for Canada's defence industry

Official Wire

Lockheed Martin Awarded $292 Million Contract To Provide Support For Pentagon Networks

The Pentagon's network infrastructure will continue to receive top tier operations and maintenance support now with an award of a $292.7 million contract to Lockheed Martin by the U.S. Army Information Technology Agency (ITA).

Lockheed Martin Press Release

China general sees military space race

China's air force chief has called military competition in space "inevitable", a departure from Beijing's past insistence that it is not pursuing space programmes for military purposes.

Financial Times

Still no count of U.S. contractors in Afghanistan

The U.S. government does not know exactly how many contractors it employs in Afghanistan, a U.S. commission said on Monday, raising basic questions about oversight of wartime operations.

Reuters

Don't Alienate Russia, Says NATO Official

A NATO official has stressed the importance of not alienating Russia again, adding that there could be some added value to bringing Russia on board when exploring missile defense because of its industry and technical knowledge.

Defense News

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