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MoD to turn down last batch of jets
The four partner nations behind the Eurofighter Typhoon signed a long-awaited deal for the third batch of the fighter jets yesterday, but the Ministry of Defence cut short any celebrations by in effect ruling out plans to buy its final quota of aircraft.
BAE Systems' Eurofighter Typhoon factory faces closure
Britain's last fighter aircraft factory faces closure within five years after the government's decision last week to curtail its purchases of the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Eurofighter Tranche 3 contract - €3 billion of the contract value pertains to Finmeccanica
Typhoon Tranche 3 Order Worth over £300 Million to Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce, has announced that its share of the Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 order is worth more than £300 million. Rolls-Royce is shareholder in Eurojet, the European consortium responsible for the EJ200 engine that powers the Eurofighter Typhoon twin-engine combat aircraft, and has a 37% production share of the programme.
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Oshkosh awarded second M-ATV order worth $1.06 Billion
Oshkosh Corporation announced today that it has received an additional $1.06 billion delivery order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC).
ITT posts profit, raises year forecast
ITT Corp reported higher-than-expected second-quarter profit on Friday as cost cuts helped offset falling sales, and the diversified manufacturer raised its full-year forecast, sending its shares up 6 percent.
U.S. cyber warriors fear collateral damage
Fears of unintended "collateral damage" to civilian computer systems are hampering efforts to deploy U.S. cyber warfare capabilities, sources say.