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By Chris Shannon Defence procurement is an unsexy phrase for an unsexy idea. Despite this, the issue of increased integration in the area of defence is frequently in the news nowadays. France and Britain are exploring bilateral military cooperation, NATO pushing its European allies to procure more drones and the Commission and the Parliament have both advocated more defence integration - all part of a 21st century battle-royale to define not just Europe but the wider western world. Author :
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