Last week I, somewhat disingenuously, said that I hoped that Douglas didn’t make any weapons for the MOD because he didn’t like violence. It’s true that he didn’t like violence, and it’s true that I don’t know what he did for the MOD, but I do know that he made several designs over the years for the police that could be classified as weapons, or at the very least, aggressive. 724 more words
The end of the Cold War in the late 20th Century brought with it a supposed ‘peace dividend’; without the omnipresent threat of atomic annihilation or a Soviet annexation of Western Europe it was supposed that NATO countries could relax and demobilise many of the forces that had been deployed to counter the Eastern menace. 1,104 more words
Saab, the Swedish defence giant, has expressed interests in setting up a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India.
Saab India Chairperson Jan Widerstrom recently said that they were ready to strike a lucrative deal with India on the basis of which the Swedish company will supply hundreds of military jets to the South Asian powerhouse. 331 more words