Good Practices Code for Offsets?
As legislation prevents it from backing offsets proposed by U.S. companies, the Bush administration wants to turn that handicap into an advantage by pushing through an international convention on the issue. [...]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a North American and European defensive alliance of 28 countries. NATO members are supposed to spend 2% of their GDP on defence. NATO’s budget accounts for 70% of the world’s military expenditure, the majority of which comes from the United States.
Among the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that have recently made their appearance on all the battlefields in the Middle and Near East, explosively formed penetrator (EFP) weapons are by far the most dangerous - they are shaped explosive charges concealed [. [...]
Intent on diversifying their exports which are too dependent on American and Indian contracts, Israeli defense and security companies are doing their utmost to penetrate the European market. To do that, and with backing from their government, they are increasing [. [...]