A US defence contractor has been fined $13 million (€10.8 million) for exporting sensitive military blueprints to Ireland and four other countries in an alleged breach of arms control laws.
Honeywell International, which is based in North Carolina, manufactures material for the US military including components for its secretive jet fighter programmes.
The US government has strict regulations covering the transfer of sensitive technical material abroad, particularly to potential adversaries such as China.
According to documents released by the US state department on Monday, Honeywell transferred sensitive material to China, Ireland, Canada, Mexico and Taiwan. These consisted…
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