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UK and US extend science and technology partnership

27th February 2014 - 10:49 GMT | by Andrew White in London


UK and US defence departments signed a communiqué on 26 February to increase transatlantic collaboration in science and technology initiatives.

Philip Dunne, UK Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology and Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, signed the agreement at the Ministry of Defence, London.

The communiqué outlines development of ‘joint programmes of research’ and strengthening ‘engagement between industry and academia’. However, the UK and US are already each other’s largest international research partner.

With the MoD describing the signature as the ‘first formal science agreement’ between the two nations, Kendall highlighted collaboration on

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Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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