Op-Ed: Profiling the British defence sector

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By Tom Wein Militaries and governments are not the only players in defence and procurement; they exist in a complex reciprocal relationship with the corporations that manufacture their equipment. Governments attempt to support their domestic arms industry as a strategic national asset (especially when the factories are in important constituencies). Yet industry, as often as not, looks globally for its security. This article takes a look at the major players on the ‘industrial’ si...
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