Britain uses the world’s largest defense contractor, American owned Lockheed Martin, to join the rush to plunder the deep seas in the Pacific … meanwhile SOPAC is questioned by leading Pacific NGO about their role in Lockheed seabed mining bid. In the following news articles they talk about the minerals that Lockheed will be aiming to exploit which includies copper, nickel and rare earths. They underplay rare earths use bu only mentioning their use in mobile phones and solar panels, but rare earths are used in high-end military technologies something the militaries of the world, especially in the USA are desperate to get their hands on.
David Cameron says seabed mining could be worth £40bn to Britain
Lockheed to Use Soviet Submarine Hunt Data in Sea Mine Plan
UK Seabed Resources joins deep-ocean mineral-mining rush
[VIDEO & AUDIO] SOPAC role in Lockheed seabed mineral bid queried
Is SOPAC in cahoots with the mining industry?