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David Cameron in push to sell BAE Typhoon

DAVID CAMERON was in the Middle East today banging the drum for the BAE Typhoon Eurofighter on which thousands of East Lancashire aerospace jobs depend.

The Prime Minster was with representatives of the company which has major warplane factories at Salmesbury and Warton, where the plan supports 4,000 jobs, and Rolls Royce, which manufactures aeroengines in Barnoldswick.

Yesterday he was in the United Arab Emirates promoting Typhoon and today he moved on to Saudi Arabia to persuade the kingdom the buy more of the fast jet on top of 72 already ordered.

Mr Cameron wants the UAE to buy 60 Typhoons worth £3billion, while Oman are interested in purchasing more than the 12 they are already negotiating for. The Government is aiming to secure sales of 100 aircraft to the region in the coming year.

Martin Wright, chief executive of the North-West Aerospace Alliance said: “Mr Cameron’s trip is good news for thousands of workers in East Lancashire and across the North West.”

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9:56pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Dickiepayshey says...

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David Cameron in push to sell BAE Typhoon.

He's in a push to save his miserable political skin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Headline :- David Cameron in push to sell BAE Typhoon. He's in a push to save his miserable political skin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dickiepayshey
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10:48pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Info-warrior says...

No I can't even post about him...or read the article..he's probably trying to get a deal done before they realise that they have no food to feed their hungry people because uncle sams supplies to these countries is not there for them this year..whoops


Stock up on food that you can manage to put aside each week.plz plz plz Don't become a victim of the likes of the spiv they wish us to post on here. 90% of us have become to fragmentated and unless we can break down the the barriers that devide us "the masses" we have no chance of surviving the onslaught that is about to be cast upon humanity.
No I can't even post about him...or read the article..he's probably trying to get a deal done before they realise that they have no food to feed their hungry people because uncle sams supplies to these countries is not there for them this year..whoops Stock up on food that you can manage to put aside each week.plz plz plz Don't become a victim of the likes of the spiv they wish us to post on here. 90% of us have become to fragmentated and unless we can break down the the barriers that devide us "the masses" we have no chance of surviving the onslaught that is about to be cast upon humanity. Info-warrior
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10:06am Wed 7 Nov 12

Noiticer says...

Which is worse pushing drugs or pushing the sale of mass killing machines?
Which is worse pushing drugs or pushing the sale of mass killing machines? Noiticer
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