Report: Israel to Place 2nd Lockheed F-35 Order

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Israel will order 25 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighters in addition to the 19 jets the nation committed to buy in 2010 from the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes the government of Israel ordered a first set of Lockheed-built conventional takeoff and landing fighters four years ago through the Defense Department‘s foreign military sales program. Israel...

Tim Glaeser: Raytheon Expects US, Qatar to Close Patriot System Deal By 2014’s End

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Tim Glaeser, a vice president at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), expects the governments of U.S. and Qatar to reach an agreement by the end of the year for Qatar to purchase a Patriot missile defense system from the U.S. through a foreign military sales agreement, Reuters reported Tuesday. Glaeser, vice president of Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business, told Reuters’ Andrea Shalal that...

US Navy Orders 60 General Dynamics Computers for Growler Fighter Jets

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $16,286,671 contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) for the production of 60 mission computers for E/A/18-G Growler fighter jets. General Dynamics will build 48 of the Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers for the U.S. Navy and 12 for Australia, which that country plans to acquire through a foreign military sales agreement, the Defense Department...

Boeing Awarded $296M for Lot 2 Poseidon Plane Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $295,643,284 contract to start acquiring parts to produce 12 P-8A Poseidon planes for the U.S. Navy and Australia. The advance acquisition contract includes $152,043,495 in purchases for the U.S. Navy and $143,599,789 in foreign military sales funds for sales to Australia, the Defense Department said Thursday. This contract covers long-lead items for the second...

State Dept OKs Potential $250M USAF-Boeing Aircraft Sustainment Deal for UK

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to provide equipment and parts, training, technical and logistics support for the U.K.’s C-17A Globemaster III fleet after the State Department approved a potential $250 million foreign military sales agreement. According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency news release posted Thursday, the U.K. government seeks to acquire continued involvement in Boeing’s...

Iraq Signs $102M Deal for OSI Systems Cargo, Vehicle Inspection Systems

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Iraq’s military has purchased cargo and vehicle inspection systems made by OSI Systems‘ (NASDAQ: OSIS) security division under an estimated $102 million contract through the Defense Department‘s Foreign Military Sales program. Rapiscan Systems will also provide training, logistics support and spare parts, the company said Monday. OSI Systems is an electronic systems designer and...

Raytheon Wins $391M for Army Guidance System

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $391,540,645 for its tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles. The change covers contract W31P4Q-12-C-0265 for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in addition to two foreign military sales agreements that involve Oman and Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Thursday. Work to be performed in Arizona and New...

State Dept OKs $251M F-16 Raytheon Equipment, F-16 Training Deal for Singapore

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The State Department has approved Singapore’s planned $251 million acquisition of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)-built defense equipment, F-16 pilot training services and logistics support from the U.S. through the foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which notified Congress on the potential sale last week, said Thursday that the deal would support Singapore’s PEACE...

State Dept OKs $534M Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to Australia

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State Dept. photo The State Department has approved a potential million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: ATK) Sidewinder missiles and related equipment to Australia. Australia plans to install the missiles on its fleets of F/A-18 and F-35 fighter jets and also intends to bolster its ability to partner with coalition forces in air defense operations and joint exercises, the Defense Security...

Lockheed to Build Apache Targeting Systems for US, Indonesia; Matt Hoffman Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an $80.6 million contract to produce targeting systems for AH-64 Apache helicopters flown by the U.S. and Indonesian armies. The company said Monday it will supply eight Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems to the U.S. and nine to Indonesia. Indonesia is the 13th international customer to acquire the system through...