London’s Arms Bonanza: From Smart Bombs to Cheap ‘Donkey-Busters’
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London’s Arms Bonanza: From Smart Bombs to Cheap ‘Donkey-Busters’

The Royal Air Force group captain guiding a party of dark-suited potential arms buyers did not look impressed. I had just asked a BAE Systems engineer whether the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) in front of me was a Hellfire missile. Unlike me, the group captain knew that Lockheed Martin makes the Hellfire, not…