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Defence: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Spain: Rapier") ["You asked for background on the Spanish Government's recent decision to buy the Franco-German Roland missile system in preference to Rapier"] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1186 f403
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 14pp
Themes: Industry, Privatized & state industries, Trade, Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), European Union (general), Defence (general), British relations with France, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany