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February 11, 1991 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As allied jets scream across Iraqi skies and their tanks gather near the Kuwaiti border, conspicuously absent from the scene is equipment from Japan, the world's second-largest economic power. Hobbled by strict rules against weapons exports and chased into hiding by Japan's pacifist public, the weapons industry has remained small and well-camouflaged.
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March 18, 1991 | Reuters
The White House is asking Congress to authorize a government agency that would underwrite sales of military products to NATO nations, Japan, Israel and Australia, a published report said today. Supporters argue that it would level the playing field with the United States' chief industrial competitors, most of which have export credit agencies that finance military sales, the New York Times reported.
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March 18, 1991 | Reuters
The White House is asking Congress to authorize a government agency that would underwrite sales of military products to NATO nations, Japan, Israel and Australia, a published report said today. Supporters argue that it would level the playing field with the United States' chief industrial competitors, most of which have export credit agencies that finance military sales, the New York Times reported.
BUSINESS
February 11, 1991 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As allied jets scream across Iraqi skies and their tanks gather near the Kuwaiti border, conspicuously absent from the scene is equipment from Japan, the world's second-largest economic power. Hobbled by strict rules against weapons exports and chased into hiding by Japan's pacifist public, the weapons industry has remained small and well-camouflaged.
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August 6, 1988 | Associated Press
The Senate refused by a 50-44 vote Friday to increase "Star Wars" spending by $500 million, setting up another potential fight with President Reagan over the budget for his cherished missile defense program. "This is a preview of the presidential campaign," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a supporter of the increase, told his colleagues during the brief debate. Supporters of the increase for the fiscal year starting Oct.
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March 24, 1988 | Associated Press
A House subcommittee has voted to delete funding for the Trident submarine in next year's budget and use that $1.4 billion to build two Aegis destroyers instead, lawmakers disclosed Wednesday. Rep. Sam Gejdenson (D-Conn.) said the House Armed Services sea power subcommittee voted in a closed session Tuesday to cut out all Trident funding for fiscal 1989, a move pushed by Rep. Charles E. Bennett (D-Fla.).
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May 27, 1988 | JANE FRITSCH, Times Staff Writer
A company owned by the Swiss-based consultant who handled the finances for the Iran-Contra affair was charged Thursday with illegally exporting military equipment to Iran and other countries. Forway Industries, a New Jersey military parts manufacturing firm, its president and two executives were charged with illegally exporting aircraft radar systems to Iran in indictments returned by a federal grand jury in San Diego.
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August 6, 1988 | Associated Press
The Senate refused by a 50-44 vote Friday to increase "Star Wars" spending by $500 million, setting up another potential fight with President Reagan over the budget for his cherished missile defense program. "This is a preview of the presidential campaign," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a supporter of the increase, told his colleagues during the brief debate. Supporters of the increase for the fiscal year starting Oct.
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May 27, 1988 | JANE FRITSCH, Times Staff Writer
A company owned by the Swiss-based consultant who handled the finances for the Iran-Contra affair was charged Thursday with illegally exporting military equipment to Iran and other countries. Forway Industries, a New Jersey military parts manufacturing firm, its president and two executives were charged with illegally exporting aircraft radar systems to Iran in indictments returned by a federal grand jury in San Diego.
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March 24, 1988 | Associated Press
A House subcommittee has voted to delete funding for the Trident submarine in next year's budget and use that $1.4 billion to build two Aegis destroyers instead, lawmakers disclosed Wednesday. Rep. Sam Gejdenson (D-Conn.) said the House Armed Services sea power subcommittee voted in a closed session Tuesday to cut out all Trident funding for fiscal 1989, a move pushed by Rep. Charles E. Bennett (D-Fla.).
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