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BAE signs Oman deal

BAE signs Oman deal

British defence manufacturer BAE Systems has signed a £2.5bn deal to sell 12 Typhoon and eight Hawk jets to Oman.

David Cameron, who is in Oman today, said the agreement was “testament to Britain's leading aerospace industry”.

"This deal itself is worth about £2.5bn, it helps protect and defend thousands of jobs in the UK, it’s for twenty aircraft in terms of this deal," the Prime Minister told reporters.

The contract will secure about 6,000 jobs in Lancashire and Yorkshire.

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