The Canadian Surface Combatant program is still in a dead end: four extensions and no complying proposal from BAES, Damen/Alion and Navantia. The costs have increased from $CA26.2Bn to the extravagant amount of $61.8Bn.
On 25th January, the European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal for not applying – or doing so incorrectly – EU rules on public procurement in defence and security markets.
On 13 October, US President Donald Trump announced that he will decertify the Iran nuclear deal and unveiled his future plans on the issue. Rather than urging the Congress to immediately re-impose nuclear-related sanctions on the country, he called for a new legislation that could