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France's Thales sees more cybersecurity sales after strong 2017

Thales.French defense electronics group Thales enjoyed a jump in sales at its cybersecurity business in 2017 and expects further strong growth in the coming years, said executive Laurent Maury.


Airbus ordered to pay $99 million fine in Eurofighter case

Eurofighters.German prosecutors have ordered Airbus to pay 81.25 million euros ($99 million) to settle one of two investigations into alleged corruption surrounding the sale of Eurofighter combat jets to Austria in 2003, the two sides said on Friday.


China says new stealth fighter put into combat service

A J-20 stealth fighter.China has put into combat service its new generation J-20 stealth fighter, a warplane it hopes will narrow the military gap with the United States, the Chinese air force said on Friday, making it operationally ready.

North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade

North Korean ICBMs.North Korea showcased new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) it tested last year and a new type of short range missile during Thursday's large military parade, analysts said on Friday.

Canada says will clamp down on arms exports amid rights concerns

A Bell 412 helicopter.Canada plans to clamp down on arms exports to ensure the armaments it sells abroad are not used to commit human rights abuses, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday.

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