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Michael Niggel: ACT I to Continue Support for Govt as FMS Activity Remains Strong

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 23, 2015 — Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, believes foreign military sale activities particularly for the F-35 will continue to grow as the U.S. government builds on strategic alliances and logistics or sustainment support for partners. Niggel told ExecutiveBiz in an interview posted Tuesday the company …

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US Govt OKs South Korea’s Request for $110M in Boeing Missiles, Other Equipment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2015 — South Korea’s proposed purchase of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles and associated equipment and services under a $110 million foreign military sale has received approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday South Korea plans to use …

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State Dept Clears Japan’s $1B Northrop Global Hawk Request


The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy $1.2 billion in Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles and parts from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to buy three RQ-4 Block 30 I Global Hawk aircraft, eight Kearfott GPS units and eight LN-251 GPS units, the Defense …

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Morocco’s Request to Buy $157M in Raytheon Missiles Gets State Dept Approval


The State Department has cleared Morocco’s request to purchase TOW 2A missiles, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $157 million contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as the prime contractor for the sale that includes 600 TOW 2A radio-frequency missiles, 300 M220A2 TOW launchers and seven TOW 2A RF …

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Raytheon Gets Contract Modification for USAF Air-to-Air Missile Equipment

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $25.7 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to obtain special tooling and test equipment for production lots 28, 29 and 30 of the company’s Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will use the items to facilitate transition to …

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State Dept OKs Potential $1B Sale of Paveway Bombs, Guidance Kits to Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia has asked to buy $1.29 billion in air-to-ground munitions and associated equipment and support from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement approved by the State Department. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia will select a prime contractor for the sale through a competitive process, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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Northrop Receives $151M Japan Hawkeye Aircraft Contract Modification

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $151.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for Japan under a foreign military sale agreement. The company will perform work in Florida, New York, California, Indiana, Illinois and other U.S. locations through March 2018, the …

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BAE Systems Taps Spartan Motors for ILAV Production Support for Iraq


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2015 — BAE Systems has partnered with Spartan Motors for the integration, assembly and inspection of the 29 International Light Armored Vehicles to be delivered to Iraq, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Spartan said Tuesday the award is part of a foreign military sale contract, with production to run from February to …

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State Dept OKs Finland’s $150M Purchase of Lockheed Martin Rocket Pods

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2015 — Finland’s proposed $150 million purchase of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rocket systems and warhead rockets has received clearance from the State Department under the foreign military sales program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Finland plans to use the rocket pods to …

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France Requests $650M Lockheed C-130J Transport, Refueling Aircraft Sale


The State Department has approved France’s request to purchase four Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) transport planes and tankers from the U.S. government under a $650 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the future sale includes two C130J transport planes and two KC-130J tankers with turboprop engines from Rolls-Royce plus four engine …

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