defense contractor

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

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Advent's bid for Cobham - the third largest defence firm in the UK - comes less than 18 months after centuriesold British engineering firm GKN was acquired in a hostile takeover by turnaround group Melrose Industries.
Summary: Defence firms from the US, Russia, France win big contracts
Negotiations are likewise ongoing with various global security and defence firms, as well as with three global consumer research companies.
Summary: US defence firm acquired unspecified equity stake in an Abu Dhabi-based military aircraft maintenance,
The defence firm launched a 90-day consultation with unions over the job cuts at Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, saying the move was "regrettable."
It belongs to defence firm QinetiQ and experts from their base at Aberporth, Ceredigion, were yesterday at the scene between Talybont and Bennar Beach.
The exit of European defence firm BAE Systems from Airbus this year has added to speculation that new investors could be on the horizon.
The European Commission has cleared a proposed merger between two French companies: the purchase by electronics and defence firm Thales of the transport systems division of Alcatel.
Defence firm BAE Systems' Tyneside site is to take part in a pilot project which aims to promote high standards of safety for its 500 workers.
The man, identifying himself as Paul Johnson, was shown blindfolded, saying he worked on an Apache helicopter programme for a US defence firm in the kingdom.
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 defence firm reported a 47 per cent operating profit slump last month
LONDON (Alliance News) - Engineering firm TP Group PLC said Monday it has secured a contract worth almost GBP17 million from an unspecified major UK defence firm.
Summary: The US based defence firm opens Raytheon Emirates in Abu Dhabi
It was suggested by the defence firm's scientists and engineers that these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) could potentially be used as a group of wide-winged aircraft for protracted or enduring surveillance or as rotary-winged UAVs to rescue single civilians or soldiers from dangerous situations, the Guardian reported.
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