Spy satellites destined for Scottish spaceports
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.
UK arms deals with Egypt condemned after report reveals regime’s child torture
The UK government and arms firms based in Scotland were condemned in a Human Rights Watch report for selling weapons to an Egyptian regime that tortures children by waterboarding and electrocution.
Bomb firm told Scottish Enterprise munitions were “key growth area”
An Ayrshire firm making explosives told Scottish Enterprise that munitions were a "key growth area" when applying for taxpayers' money.
Concerns over Scottish Enterprise grants to Hong Kong tear gas firm
Concerns raised with the Scottish Government over its relationship with an arms company that sold Hong Kong tear gas apparently used by police during clashes with protestors.
MPs investigate use of British bombs in Yemen’s war
A powerful Westminster committee is to investigate mounting allegations of war crimes by forces that may be using UK manufactured weapons.