BAE Systems PLC (BAES.L)
3 Sep 2015
TOKYO, Aug 31 - Japan's Ministry of Defense is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing.
PARIS - European missile maker MBDA moved closer towards a reshuffle of ownership on Friday as Airbus Group signalled interest in expanding its share, while Italy's Finmeccanica said it would be open to selling "at the right price".
LONDON - BAE Systems , Europe's biggest defence contractor, is still waiting on securing the new aircraft orders it needs to meet its annual earnings target, it said on Thursday. | Video
* Reiterates forecast for slightly higher EPS in 2015 vs 2014
(Adds company news) LONDON, July 30 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 6 points or 0.1 percent higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were up 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index closed 1.2 percent higher at 6,631.00 points on Wednesday after rising 0.8 percent in the previous session, when it snapped a five-day losing streak.
LONDON - An economist from one of the world's biggest hedge funds has been appointed to help set Bank of England interest rates, Britain's finance ministry said on Tuesday.
TOKYO/SYDNEY - A Japanese government team is in talks with at least two top British firms to help a Japanese consortium land one of the world's most lucrative defense contracts, sources in Tokyo said, a $50 billion project to build submarines for Australia.
WASHINGTON, July 15 - The U.S. government on Wednesday said it had approved Lockheed Martin Corp to upgrade 134 U.S.-made F-16 jet fighters for South Korea with new mission computers, radars and other equipment in a deal worth an estimated $2.5 billion.
TOKYO - Japan is interested in joining a NATO missile building consortium that would give Tokyo its first taste of a multinational defence project, a move the U.S. Navy is encouraging because it could pave the way for Japan to lead similar partnerships in Asia, sources said. | Video
TOKYO - Japan is interested in joining a NATO missile building consortium that would give Tokyo its first taste of a multinational defense project, a move the U.S. Navy is encouraging because it could pave the way for Japan to lead similar partnerships in Asia, sources said. | Video
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