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A campaign is trying to save the jobs of hundreds of defence workers in Lancashire.
Staff from Warton and Salmesbury who build fighter jets for BAE Systems have been lobbying parliament, after the company announced that 750 jobs would go from the two plants.
Today there were calls for the government to invest in defence companies here rather than abroad.
Political correspondent David Wood reports.
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BAE Systems is planning to cut almost 2,000 jobs in its military, maritime and intelligence services under moves to streamline its business and have a "sharper" competitive edge, the defence giant has announced.
Seven hundred and fifty of the jobs will be cut at the firm's Lancashire sites in Warton and Samlesbury where the Typhoon fighter jet is built.
- Here's a simple breakdown of what areas across the country will be affected.
Up to 2,000 jobs will be cut to streamline the business and have a "sharper" competitive edge, the firm has announced.Read the full story ›
An announcement is expected later over the future production of the Eurofighter Typhoon jet. It is feared up to a thousand jobs could be lost in Lancashire with up to 2,000 losses at the firm's sites across the country.
Unions at Warton and Samlesbury, where aircraft assembly takes place, are demanding urgent talks with the company which is the UK's biggest defence contractor.
It has been reported that the UK's biggest defence contractor, BAE Systems, is to axe more than 1,000 jobs in LancashireRead the full story ›
Thousands of jobs may be secured at BAE Systems' Warton plant in Lancashire after the Government of Qatar signalled its intention to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets.
Assembly of the Typhoon accounts for about 4,000 jobs at BAe and roughly 10,000 in the UK overall.
If the deal is signed, it'll be the firm's fourth major contract in the Middle East.
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Defence giant BAE Systems, which employs around 10,000 people in Lancashire, says that the nations behind the Eurofighter have agreed to a contract to fit new radar to their aircraft.
The company says the contract is worth £365m to BAE Systems who will be the lead on the work.
Much of the fitting will be carried out at the company's site in Warton.