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Report: UK, France Reach $2B Agreement to Build Joint Combat Air System

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the U.K. and France will invest at least a combined $2.1 billion for a collaborative unmanned aircraft development program, Defense News reported Saturday. Pierre Tran writes Cameron unveiled the partnership during his joint conference with French President Francois Hollande Thursday in Amiens, France. The joint combat air system initiative …

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Reports: UK Sets Spending Plan for P-8, F-35 Jets

The U.K. has announced plans to invest about $270 billion in military aircraft, equipment and support services over the next decade following completion of the country’s annual strategic defense and security review, the Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Alan Trovey writes British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday unveiled a 10-year U.K. …

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Report: UK Looks to Invest in Drones, ISR Platforms

The British defense agency is examining the U.K.’s counterterrorism capabilities as part of a strategic defense and national security review, Defense News reported Monday. British Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted as saying he asked defense officials to explore technologies for the U.K. to counter threats emanating from Islamic State …

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US, UK Seek to Expand Cybersecurity Cooperation

President Barack Obama wants to expand the cybersecurity cooperation between the U.S. and U.K. in a move to protect critical infrastructure, businesses and privacy from cyber threats, DoD News reported Friday. Claudette Roulo writes Obama announced the expanded collaboration during a joint media briefing with British Prime Minister David Cameron at …

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Gates, British PM Talk Afghanistan, Iraq, Economy

Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates yesterday met with British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss a range of important issues, including the war in Afghanistan, Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, and the fiscal pressures facing both government, according to Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell. At 43, Cameron is …

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