Ministers Eye Less Stringent German Defense Export Rules

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Germany’s arms embargo against Saudi Arabia affected BAE’s ability to support the country’s Eurofighter Typhoon fleet and held up negotiations on sales of a second batch of aircraft.
Credit: Katsuhiko Tokunaga/ Eurofighter
German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht has called for a culture change in how the nation views and uses its armed forces. Loosening export rules could boost European cooperation Embargoes have affected A400M and Typhoon sales A new security strategy—currently in draft—calls on the country’s...

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