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EU States club together on buying military equipment – value for money and less bribery

submarineWith the UK due to leave the European Union, the remaining member states have advanced with a unified plan to integrate military funding, weapons development, and the deployment of European defence forces.

The UK always has opposed this sort of cooperation but with Brexit looking and pressure from the US, whose president has accused EU countries of not paying their fair share to support NATO, the unified plan is going ahead and may well hurt American defence suppliers.


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