It was the possibility of a UK FMS like regime, however, that gained particular traction in some quarters of industry. Other European countries are reported • The introduction…

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In what could become one of the most infamous decisions concerning a major procurement programme in recent years, the House Appropriations Committee’s defence panel subcommittee has endorsed a…

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