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British defense wins major contract to build nine warships for Australia

Friday, June 29th 2018 - 03:49 UTC
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British defense giant BAE Systems has won a multi-million pound contract from the Australian government to build nine new warships, marking a significant victory for British military exports. BAE beat Italian and Spanish rivals to win a large slice of the £20bn spending program. Read full article

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  • Voice

    The UK has had an “abysmal” export record for warship sales for the past five decades, he said. But this represented “a massive sea-change”.

    ...and it still will have there is no export of warships...

    Selling British design and technology for the Aussies to build over there...
    Let's break out the champagne and celebrate all the jobs that will be coming to the shipbuilders on the Clyde and other UK ports building type 26 copies.....Not...

    Jun 29th, 2018 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Happy for all those shipbuilders to emigrate to Australia to help build the ships.

    Jul 01st, 2018 - 07:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Well Voice, at least we look after our friends

    Jul 01st, 2018 - 10:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lee F

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Jul 02nd, 2018 - 02:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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