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U.S. Air Force cleans up
The U.S. Air Force picked engineering services company ARCADIS as a primary contractor for a $3 billion worldwide environmental remediation program.
UPI

Report Criticizes British Vehicle, Helocopter, Fuel Shortages
British forces fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq have suffered shortages of spares for armored vehicles, helicopters and other equipment, according to a parliamentary report to be published Oct 13.
Defense News


BAE Systems wins Saudi Arabia contract to service Typhoon fighter planes

BAE Systems has won a three-year contract to service Typhoon fighter planes sold by Britain to Saudi Arabia.

The Telegraph

MoD responds to PAC report on support to high intensity operations

The MoD today responded to the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report into the Department's Support for High Intensity Operations.

MoD Press Release

SNP blueprint for English military bases to stay in independent Scotland 'a fantasy'

An SNP proposal which would see an independent Scotland allow English soldiers, sailors and airmen to continue being based north of the border has been described as a "fantasy" by the party's opponents.

The Times

Court blocks MoD attempt to cut compensation for wounded soldiers

The court of appeal has dismissed an attempt by the Ministry of Defence to cut compensation to two wounded soldiers in a ruling welcomed as a "tremendous win" by their supporters.

The Guardian

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