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  1. 19 hours ago

    Labour splits deepen over renewal of Trident

    Labour divisions over defence policy were thrown into sharp relief on Tuesday as senior figures clashed publicly about...

  2. February 8, 2016

    BAE Systems homes in on new chief executive

    The board of BAE Systems is homing in on a successor to Ian King as chief executive, even though the head of the...

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  1. February 5, 2016

    Survey of FTSE finds widespread Brexit complacency

    When Rolls-Royce was asked why its bosses are not speaking out on Britain’s possible exit from the European Union, the...

  2. January 29, 2016

    Babcock, BAE and Rolls-Royce step in to support steelmaker

    Sheffield Forgemasters has been granted a £30m support package by three of the UK’s biggest manufacturers in a move...

  3. January 29, 2016

    UK’s £1bn destroyers need refit after engine trouble

    The engines of the Royal Navy’s most expensive warships will have to be refitted at a cost of tens of millions of...

  4. January 28, 2016

    Defence suppliers overcharging by up to £26m

    Companies chosen as sole suppliers of military equipment could be overcharging the UK government by up to £26m,...

  5. January 17, 2016

    Unite members threaten to quit if union turns against Trident

    Thousands of Unite members could quit Britain’s biggest union if it fails to maintain its position on the Trident...

  6. January 6, 2016

    BAE provides safe spot amid 1% fall in FTSE 100

    BAE Systems proved a safe spot in a falling London market on Wednesday, with the defence contractor showing its biggest...

  7. December 13, 2015

    UK looks at nuclear option over Rolls-Royce crisis

    Nationalising Rolls-Royce’s nuclear submarine business, which powers the UK’s Trident deterrent, is one option under...

  8. December 13, 2015

    MoD warns Rolls and BAE over Trident replacement project

    The government has fired a warning shot across the bows of Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems, lead industrial partners in the...

  9. November 23, 2015

    Field Marshal Fallon marches cyclical BAE back up the market hill

    Military blimps are expensive to maintain these days. Michael Fallon, a crimson dirigible of a defence minister, has...

  10. November 23, 2015

    Defence review: industry welcomes spending commitment

    David Cameron has promised that Britain’s armed forces will be “better equipped and better supplied” than ever as he...

  11. November 20, 2015

    BAE Systems: cheap guns

    The atrocities in Paris provoked a predictable bounce in defence contractors’ share prices. Only in Hollywood...

  12. November 19, 2015

    UK industry hopes for boost from defence review

    One of the questions to be answered in Monday’s strategic defence and security review (SDSR) is what the new priorities...

  13. November 16, 2015

    Sabre rattles long-distance travel hopes

    The potential of the Sabre combined jet and rocket engine will come as no surprise to readers of the Financial Times....

  14. November 13, 2015

    UK and India increase defence ties but big deals remain elusive

    Narendra Modi’s UK visit The UK and India have agreed to strengthen ties on defence, anti-terror tactics and dealing...

  15. November 12, 2015

    BAE Systems cuts earnings target for 2015 and 370 jobs

    BAE Systems on Thursday admitted its long awaited order for 48 Typhoon fighter jets from Saudi Arabia would not land...

  16. November 6, 2015

    UK groups ready deals and complaints for Narendra Modi visit

    British multinationals hope to unveil $15bn of trade and investment deals with India when Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

  17. November 1, 2015

    BAE Systems to pay £20.6m for 20% of space engine group

    A revolutionary engine that could propel aircraft into outer space and back at five times the speed of sound came a...

  18. October 26, 2015

    Risk to Saudi Typhoon jet contract after prison row

    A delicate negotiation to sell UK-built fighter jets to Saudi Arabia could be at risk after the Saudi ambassador...

  19. October 2, 2015

    Boeing to lead $4bn F-15 jet fighter contract

    An ageing but formidable fighter jet is being given new relevance in a bid to fill the gap created by delays in the...

  20. September 28, 2015

    VW’s need for a crisis panel exposes the board’s failings

    Volkswagen has one last “defeat device” to install: a special committee to handle investigations into the emissions...

  21. September 11, 2015

    Eurofighter closes in on €8bn Kuwait deal

    Kuwait has agreed a memorandum of understanding to buy up to €8bn worth of Eurofighter Typhoon jets — a deal that, if...

  22. September 6, 2015

    Big pension deficits weigh on UK-listed companies

    BT Group, BAE Systems and International Airlines Group are among a number of large UK-listed companies to have come...

  23. September 1, 2015

    BAE Systems: holding its breath

    Ignore for a moment the political furore over Faslane’s Royal Navy submarine base. George Osborne, chancellor, drew...

  24. August 12, 2015

    Europe plays catch-up with US in drone technology

    Locked away in a large shed in the north of England, surrounded by fields of cows, is one of Britain’s most closely...

  25. July 30, 2015

    BAE Systems reports flat underlying earnings

    BAE Systems has left investors in suspense by maintaining the caveats on its target for modest earnings growth this...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 30, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Banks challenged on Super Thursday of results

    It’s a Super Thursday of company results both in the UK and on the continent, so probably a good day to release bad...

  27. July 28, 2015

    BAE Systems at risk of missing target as it fights for orders

    BAE Systems is at risk of missing its target of modest earnings growth this year as the world’s third biggest defence...

  28. July 22, 2015

    Navy offers £24,000 to keep its nuclear engineers

    The Royal Navy is offering a one-off bonus of up to £24,000 to retain nuclear engineers, fearing it will lose skilled...

  29. July 14, 2015

    UK defence industry says government needs to push exports

    Britain’s defence industry wants the government to take a more active role in promoting sales to foreign customers...

  30. June 23, 2015

    Defence contractors: Upward trajectory

    Donald Rumsfeld, the former US defence secretary, was fond of talking about “known knowns”. Western defence spending is...

  31. June 15, 2015

    Airbus and Boeing notch up $30bn of deals at Paris air show

    Airbus and Boeing on Monday unveiled significant orders for their passenger jets at the Paris air show, but are not...

  32. June 12, 2015

    Robotic weapons systems raise ethical concerns

    The warning is stark. Humans could be left “utterly defenceless” against robotic weapons systems, according to...

  33. May 7, 2015

    Election celebrations and lamentations ready to kick off

    Election parties: Thursday night fever It’s finally E-Day. When the exit poll results start rolling in shortly after...

  34. April 24, 2015

    BAE Systems considers sale of US consultancy unit

    BAE Systems is weighing up a potential sale of its US consultancy division after being approached by potential bidders,...

  35. April 14, 2015

    Fighter jets deal signals Indian procurement shift

    New Delhi’s decision to buy 36 “ready-to-fly” Rafale fighter jets from France has in effect ended commercial...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    March 12, 2015

    David Cameron visits BAE systems

    Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with worker Sam Barrett as he views a military aircraft during his visit...

  37. March 5, 2015

    Cobham eyes improving outlook in 2015

    Cobham became the latest defence and aerospace company to point to an improving outlook for military spending, as it...

  38. March 2, 2015

    Defence projects in the line of fire

    The projects most vulnerable to Ministry of Defence cuts are also those most critical to maintaining industry capacity...

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