U.K. military equipment manufacturers were urged yesterday by Defense Secretary Geoffrey Hoon to join the MOD in challenging critics of defense exports. He said they should also help in explaining the role such exports play in sustaining British industry, and maintaining the U.K.'s world standing. "It seems that barely a week goes by without a newspaper article somewhere screaming about the collapse of the government's 'so-called ethical foreign policy,'" he told a meeting of senior ...

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