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Small proposed US defence hike dismays firms

Some American defence firms looking to foreign governments as a way of boosting sales

The defence spending increases that the White House introduced in its initial budget exceed the Obama administration's defence spending levels by only a few percentage points.


THE people who make jets, aircraft carriers and surveillance technology for the US military thought they were going to cash in when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Now they're not so sure.

In a significant shift from the early months of the Trump...

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