U.S. Exported Arms Worth $10.9B via FMS in '08
U.S. defense companies delivered $10.9 billion worth of weapons to foreign governments through the Foreign Military Sales program in 2008. That's almost $1 billion less than the amount delivered in 2007, according to the Federation of American Scientists.
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Lockheed eyes more deals after India-U.S. defence pact
U.S.-based Lockheed Martin Corp says it will speed up delivery of six C-130J military planes to India and is negotiating for sale of six more in a deal potentially worth $1.1 billion, a senior official said.
Reuters


UK to sign up for new Eurofighters

The UK and its partners will sign the contract for a third batch of Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets on Friday, ending months of protracted negotiations.

Financial Times

BAE Systems declares half year results 2009

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MOD Spends 23m On IBM Tech For "UK Homeland Defence"

The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that it has spent 23m on a fiver year air surveillance system from IBM despite facing questions over how its budget is spent.

eWeek Europe

MoD promises better deal for soldiers amid anger over court challenge

The Defence Secretary cut short his summer holiday yesterday to order an immediate review of the Armed Forces compensation scheme for wounded soldiers, signalling an important climbdown by the Government.

The Times