Trail of the Dove Revealing the corruption behind the biggest arms deals in British history. 13 May 2007 07:45 GMT | Arts & Culture, United Kingdom Trail of the Dove investigates the corruptionbehind the biggest arms deals in British history With an exclusive interview with one of Britain's leading investigative journalists and a former insider, the Trail of the Dove reveals the extent of surcharges, commissions and the $100 millon secret fund used by the UK's leading arms firm, BAE Systems, to grease the wheels of the biggest arms deals in British history. Al-Yamamah 'The Dove' is the name of a series of massive arms sales by the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia. It is Britain's largest ever export agreement, and the prime contractor has been BAE Systems and its predecessor British Aerospace, which earned £43 billion in 20 years.Both the UK's National Audit Office (report never released) and The Serious Fraud Office (halted) conducted investigations into corruption allegations. Trail of the Dove has also had access to ministry of defence secret documents and ambassadorial official correspondence that shows the level of corruption in the British arms trade. Watch Part One of the show here: Watch Part Two of the show here: ___________________________________________________________________________________ To contact us about this programme, click on 'Send your feedback' at the top of the page.