Land Systems OMC (part of BAE Systems)
Headquarters in South Africa
Author: Control Arms Coalition [Oxfam, Amnesty International, International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)]
85 of the world’s top 100 arms companies in 2003 were headquartered in the industrialised world. This paper shows how many of them (including...Pratt and Whitney [part of United Technologies]...Mercedes-Benz [part of DaimlerChrysler] and...BAE Systems)...
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Loopholes in British law allow sale of military equipment to Uganda; Oxfam criticises UK government for failure to act on promises
[refers to Land Systems OMC - a South Africa subsidiary of BAE Systems]
Author: Karen Allen, BBC News
The UK has failed to act on promises to plug loopholes that allow the sale of arms to countries with poor human rights records, aid agency Oxfam says. It says that military vehicles were sold to Uganda by a South African subsidiary [Land Systems OMC]...