Arms trade
The arms industry is a global business that manufactures weapons and military technology and equipment. It consists of commercial industry involved in research, development, production, and the servi...
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3 Arrested With Multiple Loaded Guns, Knives, Body Armor At Holland Tunnel On Way To NYC
Three people were arrested with multiple loaded guns, knives and rounds of ammo at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities tell NBC 4 New...
Inside the world’s largest arms fair
My escort rushes me out of the way of the Omani delegation as he informs me that no, I absolutely cannot take a photograph of Chilean military commanders sipping wine with a British general. I …
Arms trafficking
Arms trafficking, also known as gunrunning, is the illegal trafficking or smuggling of contraband weapons or ammunition. What constitutes legal trade in firearms varies widely, depending on local and ...
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Aerospace manufacturer
An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, and/or space...
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3 Arrested With Multiple Loaded Guns, Knives, Body Armor At Holland Tunnel On Way To NYC
Three people were arrested with multiple loaded guns, knives and rounds of ammo at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities tell NBC 4 New...
CANSEC
CANSEC is an annual event hosted by CADSI, a group of Canadian and foreign owned security and defense corporations. CANSEC occurs annually and is best described as an arms bazaar showing off the lates...
Defendory
Defendory is a bi-annual international trade show for the defence industry held in Greece. It is organised in the grounds of Athens’s Ellinikon International Airport, that became defunct following the...
Abdelkader Belliraj
Abdelkader Belliraj (Arabic: عبد القادر بليرج‎, [ʕɑbdælqɑːdir biliːrædʒ]; born 1957, Nador) is a Moroccan-Belgian citizen who was found guilty in 2009 of arms smuggling and planning terroris...
Mitchell WerBell III
Mitchell Livingston WerBell III, (1918–1983), was an OSS operative, mercenary, paramilitary trainer, firearms engineer, and arms dealer.
WerBell was born in Philadelphia, the son of a Czarist cava...
Abdul Qadeer Khan
Abdul Qadeer Khan, /ˌɑːbˈdʊl kɑːdɪər kɑːn/ (Urdu: ڈاکٹر عبد القدیر خان‎; b. 1 April 1936), also known by some in Pakistan as Mohsin-e-Pakistan (Urdu: محسن پاکِستان‎, lit. "Benefac...
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Coventry Four
Four South African alleged arms smugglers were arrested by HM Customs & Excise officers in Coventry in March 1984 and charged with conspiring to export arms from Britain to apartheid South Africa ...
Savaş Buldan
Savaş Buldan (1964, Hakkâri-4 June 1994, Bolu) was a Turkish citizen of Kurdish descent involved in the Susurluk scandal. He was kidnapped and killed in June 1994.
He was born in Yüksekova to Şükr...
Iran-Contra affair
The Iran–Contra affair (Persian: ایران-کنترا‎, Spanish: caso Irán-Contra), also referred to as Irangate, Contragate or the Iran–Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United St...
Iran-Contra affair - Wikipedia
Viktor Bout
Viktor Anatolyevich Bout (Russian: Виктор Анатольевич Бут) was born 13 January 1967, near Dushanbe, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union. He is a citizen of Russia.Well after his last shipping company went ban...
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Africa Hinterland
Africa Hinterland was an overland travel company set up in the UK in the early 1980s to smuggle arms into South Africa for the military struggle against the apartheid system. It was founded by exile...
Larne gun-running
The Larne gun-running was a major gun smuggling operation organised in April 1914 in Ireland by Major Frederick H. Crawford and Captain Wilfrid Spender for the Ulster Unionist Council to equip the Uls...
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Victoria Affair
The Victoria Affair (code name Operation Iron Law) was a military operation conducted by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in March 2011 in which the Israeli Navy intercepted the German-owned, Liberian-...
Victoria Affair - Wikipedia
Safety Catch
Safety Catch is a sitcom on BBC Radio 4 created by Laurence Howarth and written by Howarth and John Finnemore. The series was first broadcast in 2007. It is about Simon McGrath (played by Darren Boyd)...
Atomic proliferation
Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the...
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Arms-to-Iraq
The Arms-to-Iraq affair concerned the uncovering of the government-endorsed sale of arms by British companies to Iraq, then under the rule of Saddam Hussein. The scandal contributed to the growing dis...
Cuban packages
The Cuban packages (1972) was a Chilean smuggling scandal, involving President Salvador Allende, his Minister of the Interior, Hernán del Canto and the Director of the Civil Police Eduardo Paredes. It...
Trevor Dawson
Commander Sir Arthur Trevor Dawson, 1st Baronet (1 May 1866 – 19 May 1931) was an English businessman who served as managing director of the armaments giant Vickers from 1906 to 1931.
Dawson was b...
Cherbourg Project
The Boats of Cherbourg was an Israeli military operation which took place on 24 December 1969, and involved the escape of five unarmed Sa'ar 3 class boats from the French port of Cherbourg. The boats ...
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Christopher Coke
Christopher Michael Coke, also known as Dudus, (born 13 March 1969), is a Jamaican drug lord and the leader of the Shower Posse, a violent drug gang started by his father Lester Coke in Jamaica, whic...
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Operation Smiling Buddha
Smiling Buddha (MEA designation: Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India's first nuclear weapon explosion on 18 May 1974. The device was detonated on the army base Rajasthan Pokhran Test Range ...