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Andrea Shalal

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

Jun 23 2019

PARIS U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran.

Aerospace executives look on bright side of United Tech, Raytheon deal

Jun 20 2019

PARIS Aerospace executives see potential benefits from the surprise merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies, including the prospect for better margins for suppliers and perhaps the chance to bid for any units put up for divestment.

Aerospace executives look on bright side of United Tech, Raytheon deal

Jun 20 2019

PARIS, June 19 Aerospace executives see potential benefits from the surprise merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies, including the prospect for better margins for suppliers and perhaps the chance to bid for any units put up for divestment.

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019

Jun 19 2019

PARIS The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion.

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy spat - sources

Jun 18 2019

PARIS The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk of tit-for-tat sanctions, two U.S. sources said.

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources

Jun 18 2019

PARIS The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk of tit-for-tat sanctions, two U.S. sources said.

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market

Jun 18 2019

PARIS Airbus' defence division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar programme there, Airbus Defence and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters.

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market

Jun 18 2019

PARIS Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters.

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander

Jun 18 2019

PARIS Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said.

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers

Jun 17 2019

LE BOURGET, France Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday.

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