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a contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense

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Negotiations are likewise ongoing with various global security and defence firms, as well as with three global consumer research companies.
defence firm had joined Sikorsky Aerospace Services and main shareholder Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT).
Purcell Parker is a nine-partner criminal defence firm based on Corporation Street in Birmingham which deals with some of the biggest criminal cases in the region.
Hull sat back and conceded a string of corners, but Goodison held the defence firm and they got away with just a Gordon Connelly strike with 20 minutes left.
The following month Israeli defence firm Rafael revealed that it was targeting Vietnam as a potential customer for its UAVs, while Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced in February that it had secured a US$150mn deal to supply an undisclosed Asian customer - which analysts speculated was likely to be Vietnam - with new radar systems.
According to the defence minister Philip Dunne, the system made in east Belfast by the defence firm Thales UK will help win battles.
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A US defence firm has come up with a technique called quantum key distribution (QKD) to tackle the biggest technological challenge US navy is facing to establish secure submarine communications links.
DEFENCE firm Qinetiq said sales to the US military drove a better-than-expected performance in the first half of the year.
The civil aerospace and defence firm said success in winning new customers and orders, as well as its ongoing focus on costs, meant underlying profits improved to pounds 915m in 2009.
Soteria, a consortium of French defence firm Thales, helicopter operator CHC and the Royal Bank of Scotland, will take control from 2012.
Business and criminal defence firm Cartwright King has established itself in the West Midlands with the opening of an office in Birmingham.
It would create the biggest defence firm, outstripping US rival Boeing in revenues.
The man, identifying himself as Paul Johnson, 49, was shown blindfolded, saying he worked on an Apache helicopter programme for a US defence firm in the kingdom.
According to the Australian arm of the global defence firm, the loss of a maintenance contract will affect nearly 450 workers.
DEFENCE firm BAE Systems was accused of "putting a gun to ministers' heads" yesterday after a letter revealed why two new aircraft carriers were saved.
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