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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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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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Raytheon Awarded $491M for Lot 28 Air-to-Air Missiles

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $491,478,068 contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce lot 28 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles and associated equipment. The Defense Department said Monday the contract includes orders from South Korea, Thailand, Oman and Singapore through the agency’s foreign military sales program. The AMRAAM ...

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State Dept OKs $3B Abrams Tank, Humvee Sale to Iraq


The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth around $3 billion combined with Iraq for General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams tanks, up-armored Humvees and related equipment and accessories. A Defense Security Cooperation Agency notice released Friday says Iraq asked to buy $2.4 billion in M1A1 Abrams tanks from the U.S. ...

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


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 ...

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