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SAIC Secures $17M Computer, Systems Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a $17 million modification award from the U.S. Army to assist 11 allied countries in computer and systems support, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work comes under the foreign military sales program and will occur in Afghanistan, Australia, ...

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State Dept Clears $2B in Saudi MH-60R Helicopter, Turkey Phalanx Gun System Sales

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The State Department has approved approximately $2.2 billion in requests from Saudi Arabia and Turkey to purchase military equipment from the U.S. under foreign military sales agreements. Saudi Arabia has asked the U.S. for $1.9 billion in MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and logistics services in a transaction that sees Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin ...

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Army Taps General Electric to Provide Turboshaft Engines to Taiwan

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General Electric‘s aviation arm will provide its T700 701D/401C turboshaft engine for military aircraft under a $2 billion foreign military sales contract with Taiwan. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract supports U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force program requirements and runs through Dec. 31, 2020. The Army Contracting Command at Redstone ...

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State Dept. OKs $3.5B in Aircraft, Weapon Sale Requests from 5 US Allies

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The State Department has cleared foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $3.5 billion combined with five of U.S.’ Middle East and Asian partner nations, Defense One reported Tuesday. Marcus Weisgerber writes the agency approved Japan’s request to procure $3 billion in Bell Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from ...

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services


The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the ...

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

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The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas ...

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Lockheed to Provide Sniper Targeting Pods in USAF Foreign Military Sale

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Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business will provide its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods under a $485 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity foreign military sales contract through the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the contract includes initial spare pods, two-way data links and 1K forward-looking infrared systems. The company will perform work at its ...

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UTC Subsidiary to Redesign USAF Aircraft Engine Components for $407M


A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has received a potential $407 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aircraft engine component modernization efforts. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Pratt & Whitney will help redesign, analyze, test and manage engines for the military service and DoD expects the company ...

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Report: Army, Boeing Negotiate Multiyear Contract on Apache Helicopters


Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Army have started negotiations over a multiyear contract for the branch’s procurement of Apache helicopters, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the military service seeks to buy as many as 240 Boeing AH-64s between fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2021 under a deal that could be ...

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Mary Petryszyn: Japan to Order Northrop Hawkeye, Global Hawk ISR Planes

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The Japanese government intends to buy Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft through a foreign military sales program run by the U.S. Defense Department. Northrop said Sunday the Japanese defense ministry chose the two aircraft platforms to support the agency’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. ...

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