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When David Cameron visited the General Dynamics factory this afternoon, he spoke to ITV Wales Political Editor Adrian Masters about some of the issues this NATO summit has to address.
Watch the full interview below
Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived at the General Dynamics factory in Blackwood.
Earlier today the Ministry of Defence announced a £3.5 billion contract with the company to build 589 specialist armoured vehicles.
New armoured vehicles created by defence company General Dynamics, which has its engineering hub in Blackwood, are said to 'change the way the British Army fights.'
A contract will be signed later to create 589 of the vehicles, known as 'Scouts'.
It's the biggest single order placed by the Ministry of Defence for armoured vehicles in over 30 years.
A new defence contract worth £3.5billion will be signed in Wales today on the eve of the NATO summit. The contract for 589 armoured fighting vehicles, known as Scouts, will be signed General Dynamics' engineering hub in Blackwood.
It's the biggest single order placed by the Ministry of Defence for armoured vehicles for over 30 years and will secure 1,300 jobs across the UK, 300 in south Wales.